“OF ALL THE SEASONS, AUTUMN OFFERS THE MOST TO MAN AND REQUIRES THE LEAST OF HIM.” Hal Borland
For me here in Washington, D.C., there’s always an awkward transition time between summer and fall. Depending on where you live, you may know what I mean. It’s officially autumn, yet the temperatures are still warm. And that light jacket that you left the house with on a chilly morning becomes a burden by the afternoon.
I have similar issues with baking. I want to delve in to more homey, comforting baking. But then there are those warm October afternoons that leave you thinking about what you want to grill that night instead of what you want to bake that day!
Twelve Loaves is a group of bakers who are very inspirational to me! A huge thank you to Lora, of Cake Duchess who founded the group and to Renee of Magnolia Days and Paula of Vintage Kitchen Notes for all they do to keep this group running smoothly and on track! Each month, we are given a theme or ingredient to bake with. This month I was challenged with root vegetables! The slight crunch of walnuts give a little texture to this bread; which is moist and lightly sweet with the flavors of carrots and apples. And though this quick bread is full of autumn’s best fruits and veggies, it won’t have you in the kitchen very long! [Read more...]