In The Kitchen

Your New Favorite Quick Bread – Persimmon Whiskey Bread with Pecans and Dried Apricots

Our household has an obsession with persimmons. Because of the limited, seasonable nature of this fruit (typically November through February), we go a bit crazy at the local farmer’s market this time of year. In February, we found flats of 24 very ripe Hachiya persimmons for $10/flat. These usually go for $2+ per fruit here,… Read More Your New Favorite Quick Bread – Persimmon Whiskey Bread with Pecans and Dried Apricots

In The Kitchen, Recipes

Banana Cake with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

I was brainstorming cake ideas for an event and realized I’ve never had a banana cake! The idea of a lighter banana bread covered with fluffy, decadent buttercream frosting was an instant winner. I knew I had to make it…and add salted caramel for good measure. Banana dessert is actually a recently acquired taste for me. I… Read More Banana Cake with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting