Easter Cake Recipe: Orange Thyme Olive Oil Cake

By Bree Hester /

Easter Recipe Orange Thyme Olive Oil Cake

Since moving to Europe this summer, we spend almost all of our free time traveling. We spent a few weeks in Italy over the summer and fell in love with the people and culture. One thing in particular, is Italian breakfast. It is a simple affair – meats and cheeses, fresh fruit, yogurts, breads and simple pastries. Most of it is store-bought and from a local bakery. One thing that is always on the table and is always homemade is a yogurt cake.

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Holiday Baking Traditions

By Terri Gilson /

Shortbread cookies

Every Christmas morning we’d wake up to an empty glass and a plate of crumbs. That’s how we knew he’d been there. In the days leading up to the big event, we’d be busy baking him shortbread cookies, taking extra care to ensure they were perfect because, of course, they had to be Santa-worthy. Then we’d put them on a plate, with a drink (I wish I could say it was milk) and anticipate his arrival and enjoyment of our special treat. It was tradition.

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Corn Muffins with Lemon Honey Butter

By Bree Hester /

Corn Muffins with Lemon Honey Butter

Corn Muffins with Lemon Honey Butter By Bree Hester of BakedBree.com

Thanksgiving is all about the sides, right? I could skip the turkey all together, but I would never dream of not having the smell of a roasting turkey wafting throughout my house on Thanksgiving Day. It is a smell that connects me to my mom, my grandmother, and my great-grandmother. For generations, we have served the same exact meal from different cities, states, and countries.

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A Taste of Fall – GF Pumpkin Banana Bread

By Mikaela Mannes /

Gluten Free Pumpkin Banana BreadNow that the leaves are changing and the temperature is getting cooler, it means we can finally bake all things pumpkin! I’m always looking for a healthier snack to bring along to work or to have after dinner. This Pumpkin Banana Bread is the perfect thing to satisfy your fall sweet tooth. It’s gluten free (because of the coconut flour) and it has lots of nutrients in it as well!

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