Wednesday, November 25, 2009


  • Today I am cooking a few things to bring over to my in-laws house for Thanksgiving tomorrow and my parents house for Friday.
  • I am making Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, Roasted Cranberries and Pears, and Fruit Pizza. Yum!
  • Here are the recipes for the Bread and Cranberries in case you'd like to have them
  • What are you looking forward to doing/eating tomorrow???
  • Roasted Cranberries and Pears
4 ripe pears (peeled, cored, sliced) 2 12 oz bags cranberries (fresh or thawed frozen) 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup brown sugar
  1. place the pears and cranberries on a cookie sheet
  2. dot the fruit with the butter and sprinkle it with the sugar
  3. Roast it in the 400* oven for 45 minutes, stirring once about halfway through.
  • Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
(makes 1 large loaf or 4 mini loaves) 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 3-4 mashed bananas 1 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350*
  2. Cream together sugar and butter, add eggs one at a time.
  3. Mix in milk, bananas, and vanilla.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients
  5. Pour into greased loaf pan. Bake for about 60 minutes for regular loaf pan or 30 minutes for mini loaf pans.