Chai Spice Banana Bread

Finally, with this recipe, I’ve used all of my ripe bananas. While it was fun baking nonstop banana recipes, I was beginning to dream of banana free desserts. I found the most divine looking Chia Spice Banana Bread recipe on Tutti Dolci. I love chai tea and I thought this was a great interpretation. I…

Banana Butterscotch Trifle

I have a friend who comes to DC from California for work. She’s usually in town for a week at a time and we eat out every night. One night we went to The Partisan, in Penn Quarter. It’s a meat-centric masterpiece of a restaurant. They start you off by presenting you with a sheet…

Brown Butter Bourbon Banana Bread

  You guys, I’ve finally found love again. I didn’t think it would happen this soon, but I was secretly hoping. His name is Charlie. We’ve only been together a week, but I can tell that it’s going to be forever, or at least a very long time. He’s nothing like the last guy I…

Olive Oil Banana Bread

A couple of weeks ago Bon Appetit published a “Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes” article online.  All of the recipes looked very interesting and I decided that I would spend the next couple of weeks trying the baking recipes to see if they really were perfect.  My first was Julia’s Best Banana Bread. I have…

Banana Coffeecake with Chocolate Chip Streusel

I’ve been in the mood for banana bread ever since I made the banana cake with my own “quick ripe” bananas. You remember, the failed cake? This time I bought a couple of bananas and let them sit on my counter for about a week, so they would be nice and ripe. I couldn’t find…