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Honey Rye Thanksgiving Bread

Honey Rye Thanksgiving Bread

The holidays can have us racking our brains for ideas to wow family and friends. My contribution to holiday celebrations is of course bread and I wanted to try out something a little different this year. I sought out a bulk food store and came…

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…