Gardening · Reviews

Jiffy Starting Trays Review

While I normally don't buy the tray setups sold in late winter/early spring at garden centers, this year we picked up a number of Jiffy products to try out. The tray system comes with a tray (the base), a clear plastic lid that acts as a mini greenhouse, and peat pellets that expand to form… Continue reading Jiffy Starting Trays Review


Bread Machine: Pumpkin Sandwich Bread

It might feel like spring today....and has for the last 2 weeks....but since the Equinox hasn't happened yet, I decided to bake up a winter bread. This isn't a sweet bread, it's a sandwich bread with a deep color. Perfect for people who claim to hate vegetables. Pumpkin Sandwich Bread Ingredients: 2/3 cup milk 1… Continue reading Bread Machine: Pumpkin Sandwich Bread


Bread Machine: Milk and Honey Bread

Soft interior, perfect for sandwiches. With a light crunchy bottom crust and a hint of sweetness, this bread is simply delicious. It is a simple loaf with only 6 ingredients, I do recommend whole milk for best results. Milk and Honey Bread Ingredients: 1 cup + 1 Tbsp milk 3 Tbsp melted unsalted butter 3… Continue reading Bread Machine: Milk and Honey Bread


Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten-free chocolate banana bread, with a secret inside: it has a layer of luscious cream cheese in the center. Chill the bread for a few hours for a deeper flavor. Chocolate Banana Bread Ingredients: 2 cups mashed very ripe bananas 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar ΒΌ cup avocado oil 2/3… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Bread


Bread Machine: Herb and Parmesan Bread

This herb and garlic bread will have you feeling hungry as it bakes in the bread machine, the aroma is so good. Excellent for pairing with a bowl of soup, though it is so good for sandwiches as well. Herb and Parmesan Bread Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup water 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp minced… Continue reading Bread Machine: Herb and Parmesan Bread