Banana Bread

After everyone leaves the house in the morning I like to enjoy a cup of coffee with something somewhat sweet. One of my favorite treats is banana bread, which carries me through the rest of the day.

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Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

I have been buying too many bananas for the past few weeks. Maybe it’s because school finally started for us and I thought I’ll need a lot of things to put in school lunch bags. The great thing about bananas is that even if you overbuy, there’s lots of cool recipes that can make use of them — even when they’re a bit brown. Below I make a wonderful banana bread recipe that also has lots of nuts and chocolate goodness.

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Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

We like bananas at our house but the thing is they get soft and mushy too fast, and I’m often left with a lot of over-ripe bananas. I could freeze them but usually I don’t have enough freezer space. I recently had too many ripe bananas and also too much cream cheese in my refrigerator. I therefore thought — why not make banana bread with a cream cheese frosting?

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Simple Brioche Hamburger Buns

Once in awhile my husband and I get a craving for a big, juicy, delicious burger. He is of the sort that would be happy to go out and by one from a restaurant. I, on the other hand, love to make great burgers from scratch. It’s not something I do all the time so when I do it, I like to go all out and make it even better than you’d ever find in a restaurant. My husband was fine with that, so I set out to work. Every great burger starts with a great bun, and that is the topic of my post today.

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