Yeast Breads

Semolina Filone

This recipe is adapted from Artisan Baking by Maggie Glezer. I have made some tweaks to this recipe that make it work better for me, but I would definitely recommend Maggie’s book. It [&hellip…

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Country Wheat Hearth Bread

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to stumble across a local store that grinds their own wheat flour. The sign above the flour said “yes, it really does taste better”, and I [&hellip…

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Kaiser Roll Recipe

With the Fourth of July holiday almost upon us I was thinking of what things I would like to make and bring to the family picnics. So I thought, what would be better [&hellip…

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Raspberry Cheese Danish

This past Father’s Day I thought it would be nice to bring my father some danish to enjoy before his golf match. Who can resist flaky pastry filled with creamy cheese filling and [&hellip…

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Rustic French Bread made with Levain

This is my mainstay bread. It is always in my freezer ready for an impromptu dinner party or just an accompaniment to Wednesday night’s pasta dinner.  I just pull it out of the [&hellip…

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Raisin Rye Sourdough Bread

This past weekend I was dreaming of a bread that I had at a local restaurant a while back. It was a hearty sandwich bread studded with raisins with a hint of cinnamon [&hellip…

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Deli Rye Bread

This recipe is adapted from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s “The Bread Bible.” This was the first bread baking book that was ever purchased for me, and it was and still is a great “go [&hellip…

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English Muffins

My husband loves these English muffins, so I try to always have some around. These are slightly different than the store versions because they are not sweetened and when you toast them up [&hellip…

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Traditional Bagels

Ingredients: 2 cups (16 oz) warm water 1 ¼ tsp. instant yeast 2 TB malt syrup or sugar 1 TB vegetable oil 7 cups (32 oz) bread flour 1 TB salt Toppings of [&hellip…

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Cheese Filled Babka

This babka is very different from my Easter babka. The Polish style that I make for Easter is laced with raisins, but this babka is a richer butter dough that is filled with [&hellip…

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Saltless Tuscan Bread

Biga Pre-Ferment Ingredients: ¾ cup (5.8 oz, 165 g) water 1 tsp (.2 oz, 5 g) instant yeast 1 ¾ plus 2 TB (9.7 oz, 275 g) unbleached all-purpose flour Combine all the [&hellip…

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Challah Bread

Ingredients: 5 tsp instant or active dry yeast (2 pkgs) 1 cup (8 oz) warm water ½ cup (4 oz) sugar 3 large eggs 4 ½ – 5 cups (22 ½ – 25 [&hellip…

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