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.

wedge of cornbread
Breads and Rolls

Crazy Delicious Skillet Cornbread


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 […]

sliced bread loaf
Breads and Rolls

Millie’s Dilly Bread Recipe


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 […]