Onion, Dill, Sour Cream Bread Bowls {mini boule loaves}

It’s not too big a stretch to say my existence is build on bread and soup. Bread is sustenance, to be sure; it’s the staff of life. It’s also one of the foods that provides unending inspiration to me. I got so caught up yesterday with some bread I was working on that I lost [Read On]

Giant Garlic Butter Soft Pretzel Rods

Soft pretzels. I’ve been known to make a meal of them from time to time. I’m not a snob… I like ‘em all, pretty much; homemade is best, but I’ll still happily munch on airport, mall, or frozen pretzels. There is one, though, that I come back to time and time again and that is [Read On]

Black Russian Bagels {Pumpernickel Everything Bagels} + GIVEAWAY

To say that I love bagels might be the understatement of the century. They are on a very short list foods against which I am utterly powerless at all times with no exceptions. All bagels are not created equal, though… Sweet bagels are better than a kick in the pants, but my preference is for [Read On]

Perfect, Flaky, Layered Buttermilk Biscuits {tutorial} + how to freeze and bake later

There are times when nothing but a biscuit will do. Drop biscuits are okay, they can fill in the gaps when you are desperate and short on time, but most of the time, what I’m really and truly hankering for is a lofty, perfect, flaky, layered-from-top-to-bottom, golden brown, moist, golden brown, and delicious biscuit. I’m [Read On]

Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks

  Can we have a chat about what I especially love about the recipe I’m sharing with you today? I know I don’t need to tell you just how powerful melty, stringy, garlicky, herbed cheese is… Or how seductive chewy, crispy, oil-soaked bread is… I know that… So I’m going to convince you that you [Read On]

Roasted Garlic Rustic Sourdough Boule

After the time I spent at King Arthur Flour’s Blog & Bakeā„¢ last week, I came home prepared to fling flour and bake my tush off. Oh, would that baking one’s tush off was an actual possibility. Sadly, I find that most of my baking actually adds to my overall girth since I’m unable to [Read On]

Black Olive Sandwich Rolls

I have this little self-indulgent thing I do every time I go REAL grocery shopping. By real grocery shopping, I mean the kind where my husband stays home with the boys so that I don’t have to fend off requests for everything from Japanese rice crackers to day-glo cereals to a giant ham to adult [Read On]

Soft Pretzel Sandwich Rolls

There are few things I like more than a soft pretzel. A soft pretzel ROLL, though? That’s taking soft pretzels to a whole new level of glory. Crusty, chewy, glossy, deep brown covered with coarse pretzel salt, a soft pretzel roll is the ultimate vehicle for any sandwich you fancy. Have you ever had a [Read On]