"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Aloha Banana Bread, by Michelle Rice, is from The Rice Family Cookbook,
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2 c. flour 1. c. sugar 1 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp.salt 1/2 c. butter 2 eggs 1/4 c. milk 1 c. banana 1 T. orange peel 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1 c. flaked coconut 1/2 c. chopped nuts
Mix. dry ingredients together. Add rest of ingredients except coconut and nuts Blend until dry ingredients are moistened. Beat at med. speed 3 minutes Stir in coconuts and nuts Bake in greased loaf pan at 350 for 60 - 70 minutes.
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