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Collection by Brenda Allen • Last updated 5 days ago

Brenda Allen

Potato Stacks

Cheesy Mini Gratin Dauphinois Potato Stacks - these little gems are like mini individual serves of au gratin potatoes, made in a muffin tin!

Potato Asiago & Caramelized Onion Galette

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.” --Stephen King, Salem’s Lot Though the San Fernando Valley would have you believe…

Harvest Spice Bread | Sally's Baking Addiction

I call this harvest spice bread because it combines some of the best flavors of the fall season including apple, pumpkin, and cinnamon spice.

Gingerbread Loaf

Soft, moist, molasses quick bread is perfectly seasoned with ginger and nutmeg. Gingerbread Loaf gives that classic holiday flavor that you love!

Vintage Pineapple Quick Bread Recipe

An ultra flavorful & moist pineapple quick bread recipe that’s easy to make. Canned Pineapple gives this bread a sweet tangy flavor that you will love.

Eggnog Quick Bread with Crumb Topping

A buttery crumb topping makes this recipe for Eggnog Quick Bread extra yummy! It is a perfect bread recipe for the holidays.


Irish Potato Bread is a delicious savory quick bread that doesn't require yeast! No yeast, no proofing or rise time!

Award Winning Turkey Chili

13 reviews
6.5 hours

Turkey Chili is so thick and hearty and bursting with flavor. This healthier chili recipe is loaded with tender beans, lean ground turkey, and the perfect blend of spice.

Apple Blondies

278 reviews
60 minutes

Apple Blondies - These Apple Bars are a perfect Autumn dessert that mixes apple pie and blondies. Yummy Apple blondies with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream is the perfect dessert {or snack!}

Hawaiian Banana Bread with Coconut & Pineapple

130 reviews
1 hour

My best banana coconut bread recipe is easy, moist Hawaiian Banana Bread. This quick bread is full of coconut flakes, crushed pineapple & ripe bananas.

Shepherd’s Pie Potato Skins

Shepherd's pie potato skins are a novel way to serve this classic comfort food meal. They can be made ahead and frozen for future meal.s

Savory Caprese Bread

Recipe for Savory Caprese Bread. It's soft and flavorful bread that is perfect as a side of for sandwiches.

Apple Pie Filling for the Freezer

We have made a TON of applesauce (see here and here at the end of the post). I though I'd try apple pie filling for the rest of the appl...

Broccoli Cheese Soup is rich, creamy and oh-so-cheesy! And it’s ready in just 20 minutes!

20 Minute Broccoli Cheese Soup! Made from scratch in just 20 minutes, this delicious Broccoli Cheese soup will warm you from the inside out on a chilly day!

Freezer Apple Pie Filling + Video Tutorial

30 reviews
30 minutes

Easy Make ahead Apple Pie Filling

Snickerdoodle Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler with a sweet snickerdoodle cookie topping! Granny smith apples with cinnamon and sugar, topped with an easy snickerdoodle cookie topping.