Bread is wonderful. It can be eaten as is, or toasted. It can be made into a sandwich, then grilled or broiled. It can be made stuffed or made into French toast. It can be made with plain old white flour, with whole grain flour or a mixture…bread can be dipped, dripped and coated with butter, gravy or cheese sauce. And a loaf “kneads” to be shared! Continue reading
Making bread is biblical. It’s fulfilling, fun and delicious. It’s not nearly as intimidating as people think and if you have a bread machine, there’s truly nothing to it. But, it helps to understand the how’s and why’s to making a perfect loaf of bread. This is all you’ll “knead” to know! Continue reading
The Goddess, not being of Irish descent, had not yet acquired a taste for Irish soda bread. That is, she didn’t see the point of it, until she tried Anjelica Huston’s version. Apparently, the Huston family lived in Ireland, while Anjelica was a mere slip of a lass and she grew up eating this bread every day with breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is by far the best version I’ve had; it is absolutely delicious served warm, with good butter. Continue reading
These little bites of apple-pieness are warm, comforting, slightly gooey and entirely too easy not to make often. Apples, bits of crispy, cinnamon-y dough, with just the right amount of gooey-ness..seriously, what’s not to lust after? They have been in my life for decades, are a memory from my childhood and have become a tasty tradition for our sons. Bake away!