I eat English muffins every day, but it wasn’t until this past weekend that I finally tried making them from scratch. Now, thanks to Alton Brown, I know how to make big, tall, English muffins that remind me of the fancy mail order type my parents liked, Wolferman’s. Of course things didn’t go as [...]
Published on March 19, 2011
This recipe is from Cooking Light. I hadn’t made it in years, but it seemed like a good bread for Valentine’s Day and sure enough, it was a hit with Fuzz who said the flavors reminded her of Italy.
Published on February 15, 2011
Lunch Lady Rolls
Published on January 31, 2011
’ve made pita before, but in the past it ‘s always been the flat type with air bubbles here and there. It tasted okay, but I wasn’t getting a pocket and couldn’t figure out why. This week I tried a couple of new recipes and started combining techniques. What I realized in the end was the key to getting my dough to puff was a fiery hot cast iron skillet and a 500 degree oven.
Published on January 12, 2011
Cinnamon Swirl Bread
Published on January 8, 2011
If you’ve ever tried Central Market’s Burgundy Walnut Bread and though it might be nice to make it at home, you’re in luck. This recipe, if not identical to Central Market’s, is very close. With flavor coming from the onions, walnuts and walnut oil, it’s a step up from typical onion bread.
Published on January 2, 2011
Published on December 15, 2010
A recent Cook’s Illustrated featured a recipe for focaccia. It sounded great and I want to try it eventually, but it’s one of those bread recipes that requires a long standing time for the initial flour/water/yeast mixture (biga). As much as we love homemade bread, it tends to be a last minute thing around here [...]
Published on September 18, 2010