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Banana Cake for My Little Monkey

First order of business is this: I’ve decided I am no longer waiting until I have a decent picture to post to the blog. I am going to snap a photo of whatever meal/dessert I have made and document it. Too many great recipes have […]

Banana Pudding Tart

A few weeks ago my husband and I spent an extra long wonderful weekend in Tennessee. I had never been to the south before (other than Florida) and I was really excited for fried catfish and all things BBQ!  What I did not anticipate falling […]

Banana Nut Tart

This tart is fantastic!  I almost want to call it “Bananas Foster Tart.”  It is rich and caramelly–yes–caramelly.  (I am making up that word!)  Make sure not to skip the step of roasting the nuts.  Roasting for just a few minutes really bumps up the […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

 Frozen ripe bananas are taking over my freezer and I finally decided to do something about it!  I decided on this pumpkin banana bread (as opposed to plain old banana bread) and I must say it was good–very moist and smooth.  However, that said, there […]

Whole Wheat Banana Blueberry Pancakes

 I have wanted to make whole wheat pancakes for over a year now.  In June of 2007 we attended a friend’s wedding in Philadelphia.  After doing some sight-seeing on the morning of the wedding, husband and I went to a little breakfast place (on the recommendation […]