• Country Sourdough Boule with Chocolate
    Country Sourdough Boule with Chocolate
  • Banana Crumb Coffee Cake
    This delicious banana crumb coffee cake makes the perfect breakfast treat.
  • Sunflower Seed Batard
    Sunflower seed batard made with sourdough.
  • Biscotti Picante
    Light and crispy biscotti picante with a distinctive flavor.

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Banana Crumb Coffee Cake

There are always going to be those times when you buy more bananas than you or your family are going to eat. I usually just pop the ripe bananas into a freezer bag [&hellip…

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Blueberry Muffins

These are tasty and quick muffins to make, and are perfect for a brunch or to send to school with your kids for a bake sale. They whip together in no time at [&hellip…

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Olive Batard

My best friend is also my cousin, which was the best thing when growing up because whenever we had a family function I always got to hang out with her. Unfortunately, we don’t [&hellip…

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Popovers

I first learned to make popovers back when I was in high school. I took a cooking class and popovers were one of the first things we ever made. I was so amazed [&hellip…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

My mother loves vanilla cupcakes. Every birthday she requests vanilla on vanilla. This combination does nothing to spark my interest, but as a good daughter should I make them for her. I need [&hellip…

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French Toast Bread

I am fighting a painfully frustrating war with my two year old son when it comes to eating breakfast. I feel like I have tried everything under the sun with virtually no successes. I win the [&hellip…

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Sunflower Seed Batard made with Sourdough

I think that most people who follow my site will agree that I really like making breads above all other things. I can’t seem to help it. There is no other baked good [&hellip…

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Biscotti Picanti

I came across this recipe while searching for some different kinds of yeast breads to teach at one of my classes. I was looking for something that would have a very distinctive flavor [&hellip…

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Homemade Hamburger Buns

Summer is unofficially here again! I love that I live in New England and get to enjoy four distinct seasons. The start of a new season always gets me excited. I don’t think I [&hellip…

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Country Sourdough Boule with Chocolate

My love of baking bread keeps growing everyday, so when a student gave me a  copy of the May bread edition of Saveur magazine, I couldn’t wait to dive in and read. I [&hellip…

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Pane Siciliano (Semolina Bread)

I have made Pane Siciliano or Semolina Bread many, many times before, because I love its nutty flavor and beautifully golden interior crumb. A few months ago I was planning for my next [&hellip…

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Creating your own Levain

I think breads that are leavened with a wild yeast have a much more complex flavor profile than breads that just use commercial yeast. You also get a bread that is entirely unique to you. [&hellip…

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