banana chocolate bundt cake

Saturday, June 16, 2018

I have another pound cake/Bundt cake recipe for you: Banana Chocolate Bundt Cake. I recently found an old folder I thought I had lost – full of recipes from a coffeehouse I worked at in between my time baking at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse and Bordertown Coffee. This was one of my favorite Bundt cakes to make, although I couldn’t help myself and made some changes: I added…

baking breakfast

banana coffee muffins with cacao nibs and oatmeal

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sometimes, if I close my eyes very tight, I can recall a short period of my life where Saturday mornings were a leisurely affair. There was no alarm that sounded: not from bedside clock, or dated cellphone, or upstairs crib. I would dreamily drift into the morning, allowing myself to wake up in my own.good.time. Aimlessly I would reach for my nightstand, grabbing the book I had left…

breakfast drinks

a simple breakfast smoothie

Thursday, February 23, 2012

I spent the weekend tossing and turning, crazy sick with the flu. While it was absolutely miserable, it was the first time in months that I had time to really hear myself. There are moments during sickness where one grasps delirium and clarity at the same time. Almost like in childbirth, the mind and all energy is turned inward, focusing on how the body is reacting and responding.…

baking breakfast

banana bread

Sunday, November 13, 2011
banana bread slices on a wire cooling rack

I know there are a million recipes for banana bread out there, all of them claiming to be the best. I I’ve tried many different variations over the years, from those made with whole wheat flour and flaxseed, to loaves that were chock-full of chocolate chips and peanut butter. They were all delicious. But there is one recipe that has traveled with me from coffeehouse to coffeehouse, and…