Spiced Zucchini Bread with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

Spiced Zucchini Bread with Dried Cranberries and Walnuts | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you a serious zucchini bread fail, which was a major disappointment. I had high hopes for the bread, so it didn’t take me long to give it another shot, and luckily the second time was a charm. The calendar has turned to September and cooler weather is right around the corner, but the grocery store is still brimming with locally-grown zucchini, so I’m guessing that your grocery store or garden is still overrun with an abundance of fresh zucchini. If that’s the case, then take advantage of the last of summer’s bounty and give your traditional zucchini bread a fresh spin. This is a large, substantial loaf that is packed with spices, as well as dried cranberries and chopped walnuts. The flavors are the perfect bridge between summer and fall seasons.

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21 of My Favorite Fall Recipes

21 of My Favorite Fall Recipes | browneyedbaker.com

Happy Labor Day and Happy September to you!

Who’s ready to celebrate the (un)official start of fall with me?! At the start of each new season, I love sharing all of my favorite seasonal recipes with you. One of the repeated pieces of feedback that I received in my reader survey a couple of weeks ago was that the seasonal roundups are a little unwieldy and way too long to digest. Many of you said you’d prefer a breakdown of my favorites from the archives and a shorter list. Your wish is my command!

Below I’ve narrowed down my personal favorites (quite a difficult task!) in four of my favorite fall food groups - apple, pumpkin, football food and comfort food. I hope you enjoy browsing and find the new roundup format easier to navigate!

[Note: You can see all of the recipes that I've tagged 'Fall' through the years here.]

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The Weekend Dish: 8/30/2014

Happy official/unofficial last weekend of summer to you! I absolutely, positively cannot believe that Monday is September 1st. It feels like our week at the beach at the beginning...

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1. This past Saturday marked the 1 year anniversary of bringing Duke home to live with us. I can’t believe it’s been a year already! He’s currently in the bratty teenager...

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DIY: Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix

I grew up in the 80′s, which means that I grew up eating A LOT of stuff that included a packet of ranch seasoning mix. The most common one...

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My 62 Pieces of Essential Kitchen Equipment: How to Stock Your Baking Cabinets

Welcome to the second part of my little mini-series on kitchen equipment and ingredients! One of the things that many of you mentioned in the BEB reader feedback survey...

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I have woefully neglected my bread-making over the last couple of years. Even though I’ve always to be that person that baked fresh bread every single week, it just didn’t...

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