Recipes Archives - Spiced

Gluten-free Banana Oat Bread

The addition of oats into this classic banana bread recipe yields a delicious Banana Oat Bread that will leave you begging for another slice!

The addition of oats into this classic banana bread recipe yields a delicious Banana Oat Bread that will leave you begging for another slice!Banana bread is one of those recipes like chocolate chip cookies.  Everyone has a favorite, and there are probably thousands of different banana bread recipes out here on the interwebs.  (Actually, Google tells me that there are 7.89 million hits for banana bread recipes.  Seriously?  7.89 million?  Woah.)  I grew up eating banana bread all the time when I was a kid…and understandably so.  It’s an easy, delicious bread recipe that also happens to be a great way to use bananas when they get a bit too overripe.  It’s a classic, and everyone should have a good go-to banana bread recipe.Continue Reading »

Supreme Pizza Pasta Bake

Loaded with your favorite pizza toppings, this Supreme Pizza Pasta Bake is an easy and delicious weeknight meal!

Loaded with your favorite pizza toppings, this Supreme Pizza Pasta Bake is an easy and delicious weeknight meal!We eat a lot of pizza here in our house.  We spent many Saturday nights tweaking (not twerking…although I know it sounds similar) and perfecting our homemade pizza dough recipe, and now it’s a staple weekend meal around here.  But here’s the thing.  Homemade pizza dough takes a bit of planning to make.  You’ve got to start it the night before so it develops flavor.  Then you have to mix it up in the afternoon and let it rise so that the dough is ready for some awesome toppings come dinner-time.  I don’t mind the extra effort…especially when the pizzas are so darned tasty!  But I wanted to find a way to adapt this pizza recipe into a weeknight meal.  Say hello to the Supreme Pizza Pasta Bake.Continue Reading »

Italian Lemon Cookies (Anginetti)

These light and crumbly Italian Lemon Cookies are perfect with a cup of coffee!

These light and crumbly Italian Lemon Cookies are perfect with a cup of coffee!Until recently, I didn’t realize exactly how similar Texas and Italy are.  Italy has pasta, and Texas has….beef.  Italy has ancient buildings, and Texas has…wide open plains.  Ok, so maybe they don’t have that much in common.  This recipe for Italian Lemon Cookies would be much appreciated in Texas, though.  And why is that?  Well, because it makes a boatload of cookies…and we all know that everything in Texas is bigger, right?Continue Reading »

IPA Pizza Crust

We all know beer and pizza go well together…so why not try using beer in your pizza?
This IPA Pizza Crust is a fun twist on a classic!

We all know beer and pizza go well together...so why not try using beer in your pizza?  This IPA Pizza Crust is a fun twist on a classic!A couple of summers ago, I had the distinct pleasure of flying out on a last minute trip to Wichita, Kansas.  There was a chance I would be needed to testify as a witness in a trial, and so off I went…on a 5:30am flight on Sunday morning.  I didn’t have much choice in this matter, and it happened to fall over my birthday.  Needless to say, I wasn’t terribly excited about this trip.  I have nothing at all against Wichita…I just didn’t want to go there over my birthday.  Sure enough, I wasn’t called as a witness, and I was sent back home on Wednesday morning.  But that didn’t stop me from making the best of my first (and quite possibly) last trip to Wichita!Continue Reading »