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banana bread

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Is banana bread seasonal? Or is it just one of those bread situations that randomly reappears every so often, whenever there are enough over-ripe bananas floating about your kitchen?

Banana bread is weird. It doesn’t feel summery, or fall-ish. It doesn’t identify with any specific occasion or holiday. It doesn’t have a particular vibe about it. It’s just one of those “whenever the time is right” kind of breads. I think of zucchini bread in the same way. Continue reading


birthday banana cream pie

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So before we get to that pie, we need to talk about something.

I had an incredible dinner on Saturday night. I would say it easily ranks in my top 5 best dinners ever. Don’t ask me what the other four dinners are…I haven’t thought this out that far.

Well, one of them would be from moto. But aside from that, I really haven’t thought through the rest. The top 5 thing was more for impact. Moving on.

If you live in or ever visit Chicago, I would highly recommend you go to the Publican. I’ve been a fan ever since we tried their brunch a couple of years ago. I happen to hold the opinion that they have the best bacon ever. Do you hear me? BEST. BACON. EVER. Continue reading