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Banana Bread 101

Banana Bread
Adapted from America’s Test Kitchen Family Baking Book (makes one 8″ loaf)
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp fine sea salt
1-1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas (approx 3)
6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2 large free range eggs
1/4 cup whole yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F with rack [...]

Spicy Spiral Bread

Spicy Spiral Bread (from Amber’s Delectable Delights)
2-1/2 tsp dry active yeast
1/4 cup hot water
2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup corn meal
1-1/2 tsp fine sea salt
1/2 tsp chipotle chili pepper powder
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
3/4 cup water
14 oz (398 ml) organic refried beans
10.5 oz (300 gm) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1-1/2 tbsp chili powder
1/2 cup diced [...]