Bread

Savory Scones with Pecorino and Black Pepper

February 22, 2011
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People start collections for many reasons. For some it’s amusement, for others it’s hopes of future profit and for some it’s a full blown passion (cough <obsession> cough). But in most cases, people’s collections are a connection to something which speaks to them for a reason.   My collection is fairly small. Over the years I’ve acquired […]

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Persimmon Cranberry Bread

November 9, 2010
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Sometimes chefs (and former chefs) make mistakes. Sometimes we don’t bother to read the recipe, so confident we are in our kitchen skills. And sometimes that confidence comes back and bites us in the ass. I’ve made this Persimmon bread for what feels like forever. As long as I’ve lived in my house, I’ve had a tree which bears […]

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Soft White Rolls

August 23, 2010
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A while back I needed to make some soft white rolls to go with some incredible smoked pulled pork my mother made. I searched the recesses of my brain…had I ever made rolls or buns before? Sure, but it had been a while and I needed to make enough for a crowd, in advance. So, […]

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Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day~Whole Grain Master Recipe

March 9, 2010
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One of the things I really missed when eating gluten-free for 3 weeks was freshly baked bread. I’m used to baking my own bread a few times a week using the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (ABin5) method so of course one of the first things I did when done with the cleanse diet was […]

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Bread and Wine; Girl's Night Out "How to Bake Bread" Class

June 22, 2009

Click here for Printable Recipe One night, I posted on Twitter; “Dinner: Homemade bread, toasted, with butter and a Paso Robles Zinfandel. Yep that’s it. Nothin’ wrong with that is there?” A friend of mine quickly replied that it sounded good to her, and I suggested I show her and some other friends how easy […]

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