Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Tender, moist Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread has a swirl of sweet cinnamon sugar through it, and a crisp cinnamon sugar top. This quick bread recipe is bound to be a favorite. Over plates of teriyaki steak tips, crispy roasted new potatoes and chilled coleslaw, my kids spilled the details of their days on a recent evening…

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Baked Avocado Fries

Avocado Fries

Firm, ripe avocados are sliced, breaded and baked to crisp tenderness in this Baked Avocado Fries recipe. When Will was a toddler, he fell in love with the lyrical rhymes of Dr. Seuss. Over and over again, we’d read Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and The Cat in…

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Pasta with Zesty Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce

Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce

Sweet Italian sausage stars in this zippy, creamy Pasta with Zesty Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce recipe. Quotes and affirmations have materialized all over my house. It began with one — “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away,” — which I purchased after…

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Sausage and Pepper Pasta Bake

Baked Sausage and Pepper Pasta

A classic from my childhood gets a bold new life in this veggie-filled Sausage and Pepper Pasta Bake recipe. As I pulled my car to the curb on a recent Friday evening, I felt a familiar sinking in my stomach. I was on a street I’d never parked on, going to a building I’d never…

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Rosemary Romano Focaccia

Homemade Rosemary Romano Focaccia

Airy focaccia bread is seasoned with a favorite Italian cheese and dried rosemary in this Homemade Rosemary Romano Focaccia recipe. It was a chilly June day when I stepped through the doorway of what would become our first home in Maine. Ahead of me was my real estate agent who ushered me down to the…

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