National Sourdough Day

National Sourdough Day

3 cups flour white whole wheat, whole wheat, unbleached, or a combo1 ¼ cups warm water*3/4 cup active sourdough starter1 tablespoon honey1 ½ teaspoons salt Mix all ingredients together in the bowl of a stand mixer (or large mixing bowl) just until combined and then let sit for 15 minutes.Using a dough hook, knead for 5 minutes. If making by hand, knead for 8 to 10 [...]

Saturday * Sourdough Bread

Saturday  * Sourdough Bread

Welcome to my Saturday ! It's been a busy week as January is ending. And I am changing my blogs over to February. Lots happen in February : Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine,President Day and Yes! Mardi Gras. What's you plan for the Super Bowl? Watching at home-with friends or Not watching it - well what [...]

Let’s Explore Bread! (Food Field Trips)

Let’s Explore Bread! (Food Field Trips)

Naan, sourdough, rye, pita . . . bread takes different flavors and forms all around the world. Experiment with yeast to learn why it makes breads rise, see how to knead bread, and follow a simple recipe to make your own loaf. Net Galley Cookbook This is a short book that explains the working of [...]

Sweet Bread Recipe

Sweet Bread Recipe

Today is National homemade bread day -so here's an easy recipe to try... Sweet Bread 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup buttermilk 6 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup white granulated sugar 2 eggs Whisk together the flour, baking powder and baking soda in [...]

White Bread Recipe with a Twist

White Bread Recipe  with a Twist

This is an easy basic white bread recipe but with a twist. I was making Bread the other day and realized  I was out of white sugar .  Time for Research for my recipe  :  5 C Flour2 pkg Yeast3 tsp Salt6 T Sugar  7 T  shortening1 1/2 C  Milk1/2 C Water Sift flour ,sugar and [...]

Christmas in July * Pumpkin Bread

Hi - It's  Christmas in July on my website.  Today I bring you a great holiday Bread recipe  -perfect for the Fall season. Don't you just love the smell of baking bread. Pour the batter in small holiday loaf pans -bake & wrap. Makes great gist for friends and family or work mates.   Pumpkin Bread  [...]