Category Archives: Breads – Yeast Breads

Honey Buttermilk Bread

I have decided that buttermilk is a great thing to have around the house now. I like using it for breads and things. It gives everything a really good flavor, adding a buttery richness and the tang of sour cream or yogurt. I was inspired to make bread in a loaf pan by Kelli at Culinary Epiphanies. I rarely use a loaf pan for bread, ... Read More »

Easy French Bread Baguettes

Isn’t this baguette pretty? I really enjoy baking bread, but I don’t get to do it too much. These loaves were my first try at making baguettes. I have to admit that I am intimidated by recipes that call for making a sponge days in advance – and don’t get me started on how terrifying saking sourdough from scratch is. I tend to stick with ... Read More »

Homemade Pita Bread

I love pita bread. I use it instead of regular sliced bread frequently. You just can’t beat the convenience of holding a little pocket and eliminating the possibility of the filling escaping out the back of your snack. I actually had no idea how easy it was to make this myself. I have no problem with the vast majority of store bought pitas, but I ... Read More »

Soft Pretzels

So, Thanksgiving has now come and gone and we are well into the holiday eating season. With Christmas and the new SHF coming up, I think I’m going to have to start planning my New Year’s Resolutions now… But since it’s still 2004, today I baked soft pretzels. My grandmother, who is originally from Philadelphia, came over for lunch and I thought that I would ... Read More »

Oatmeal Bread

 I wanted to test this recipe for Oatmeal Dinner Rolls from AllRecipes before Thanksgiving next week. I know that lots of people don’t test recipes before serving them and an equal number will never serve anything that isn’t absolutely tried and true (a number in my family, for example). I usually fall into the former category, but if you have the time, it never really ... Read More »

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