Want to make sourdough bread but don’t have any sourdough starter? No worries, making your own in a two-quart glass or plastic container is easy. Healthy Sourdough Starter Is Easy To Make At Home Sourdough starter can be made from flour and milk or mashed potatoes left to sit out […]
Breads and Rolls
Bread is as old as mankind. Bread was the main staple in the human diet for centuries. Today, bread takes on an endless variety of shapes, textures, and flavors. There is quickbread, nut bread, flatbread, artisanal loaves, wraps, and breadsticks. Pizza crust, crackers, and pretzels are part of the bread family.
Yeast bread baking became a nearly dying art until bread machines and stand mixers with dough hooks put the joy back in baking while removing the drudgery. Friends are sharing sourdough bread starter again.
Applesauce, canned pumpkin, rhubarb, and other fruits make wonderful treats that can almost be a dessert. Shredded vegetables like zucchini or carrots can be baked into flavorful, nutritious loaves of bread. Check the baking aisle and you will find ancient grains along with and traditional rye, whole wheat flour.
Today, people with gluten intolerance can enjoy bread again thanks to many alternative types of flour made from rice, coconut, or almonds.
Crazy Delicious Skillet Cornbread0 comments
Cornbread is as American as baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie. But make no mistake about it, there are loads of opinions about which recipe is the clear winner. To my northern palette, this is the best cornbread I ever tasted! Traditionally, Northerners prefer a sweeter cornbread while a Southern […]
Beautiful Rustic Dutch Oven Bread Recipe12 comments
When I see beautiful loaves of rustic bread lined up on the shelf in a fancy bakery, it always makes my mouth water. I can just taste the crispy crust that crunches when I bite it. Oh, and that chewy middle that’s born to dunk in soup, slather with butter, […]
How To Make San Francisco Style Sourdough Bread33 comments
Sourdough bread is nearly addictive. It has a unique crisp crust and a chewy interior. It makes amazing toast or grilled sandwiches. Not all restaurants offer sourdough bread as an option but when they do, consider yourself lucky. Always choose sourdough! Here’s The Scoop On The Fascinating History Of Sourdough […]
Surprise These Pork And Beans Muffins Will Amaze You0 comments
Pork and beans muffins? The first time I heard about bread made from pork and beans I thought yuck! Surely someone was kidding. It sounded awful. Then, I remembered hearing years ago about a fabulous cake baked with tomato soup and a chocolate cake made with mayonnaise. Well, I thought, […]
No-Knead Bread With Just A Bowl and A Spoon0 comments
Awhile back, I re-posted an old favorite no-knead bread recipe, Millie’s Dilly Bread. The recipe was a big winner at The Pillsbury Bake-Off in 1960, and the winning contestant was from Nebraska! Lots of you commented you remember your mom made it in when you were growing up. You still […]
Millie’s Dilly Bread Recipe16 comments
Dilly Bread? What’s The Big Dill? Dilly bread really is a very big deal in so many ways. How’s this sound? One bowl, no mixer, no kneading and so versatile! How’s that for easy? The bread is light and packed with flavor! Bake it in an 8″ or 9″ round […]
Two Unique Touches Make This The Best Poppy Seed Bread Ever1 comment
One Taste Of This Bread And It Will Be Loaf At First Bite I got my first poppy seed bread recipe from my sister-in-law Margaret who is a fantastic cook. Long ago, she introduced me to this moist, indescribably yummy treat. But this recipe? It’s got an “it factor” with […]
Butter Butter Butter Zucchini Bread Is The Best0 comments
Zucchini Bread made with real butter trumps every recipe out there for the best flavor and texture! Because we all know, nearly everything tastes better with butter. There’s a joke that goes around in rural Nebraska about this time every summer. Folks are warned not to leave their cars unlocked […]
Pumpkin Bread So Good It Will Make You Cry2 comments
Pumpkin bread is only good in the fall said no one ever. Pumpkin bread is fantastic no matter what the temperature. And this recipe might just be pumpkin bread nirvana. I’ve got to confess I’m crazy about pumpkins! Actually, I have a major obsession with pumpkins! I love the shape, […]