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Milling Flour

Milling Flour

Milling fresh flour has been an undertaking that peaked my interest quite a while ago. There are relatively few options for different flours in supermarkets and raw grains tend to have a longer shelf life than commercial flour. The main factors in choosing the best…

Scones

Scones

In the past, the thought of making scones was a little intimidating, but once I started making them it was super easy. My inspiration was the love my sister-in-law has for these tasty treats. To be on the safe side I started with a basic…

Scone Flavors

Scone Flavors

Once I started to bake scones I wanted to try out different variations. Please come back to this page as I will update with future flavor explorations. For base recipe visit Scones Dried Cherry SconesReduce amount of half-and-half from original recipe from 1/2 cup to…

Blueberry-Lemon Poppy seed Bread

Blueberry-Lemon Poppy seed Bread

This summer brought a lot of great times at the Farmer’s Market. Seeing the amazingly plump blueberries from a local farm inspired me to share the recipe for blueberry lemon poppy seed bread. This bread is absolutely delicious for breakfast or any time of the…

Sangak

Sangak

I truly have a deep appreciation for bread, so I talk about it with anyone who is willing. A coworker and I have talked about bread on several occasions and he told me about a couple Persian flat breads that he loves, sangak and barbari.…

Olive Herb Bread

Olive Herb Bread

These past few weeks have been very busy and filled with a lot of bagel making and eating. Bagels are a wonderful form of bread, but I finally decided I needed to move on to another recipe. Olive herb bread is one I was very…

New York Style Bagels

New York Style Bagels

I took a vote from friends and family and the unanimous result was bagels needed to be baked! There was even a very subtle *cough* bagels *cough* 🙂 There aren’t independent bagel shops in my neck of the woods, so I have to do most…

Pretzel Buns

Pretzel Buns

I have been curious about pretzel buns ever since I saw them available on the Wendy’s menu. Now, no offense to Wendy’s, but these homemade pretzel buns are soooo much better! I pinned a recipe goodness knows how long ago and have finally come to…

The Love Affair Begins…

The Love Affair Begins…

For this first post, I decided to describe my personal history with bread. Shortly after telling my family I was using bread baking as a form of meditation, my oldest niece asked when I first felt a passion for bread. (I’m paraphrasing since she’s a…