Recipe: Spiced Zucchini Bread with Pecans (and an experiment with coconut oil)

Last week I taught you how to freeze zucchini to use in cooking and baking during the winter months. One good use for that frozen zucchini is zucchini bread. Of course, if you don’t mind turning on the oven in August, you don’t have to wait until winter to enjoy home-baked zucchini bread. It’s even better when the zucchini is fresh out of the garden. And, if you grow… Continue reading

Recipe: Corn Cakes with Bacon (it’s what Iowans are searching for)

Today’s recipe post was inspired by a recent blog post from national real estate search site Estately, which reported the results of a 50-state survey of internet search histories. According to Estately, Iowans search on the following two terms more than people in any other state: bacon and corn. Hardly a shocking result, since Iowa ranks number one in the nation in both pork and corn production, but… Continue reading