Bread / Rolls

Cooks Illustrated Almost No-Knead Bread

April 24, 2009
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I need a new dutch oven. Or a new oven. Or both. I burned the bottom of the first batch of this bread. Not that this stopped us from simply slicing off the browned bits and eating the rest, but still, I’ve never burned a loaf of bread in my life. So I suspect that […]

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Molasses Oatmeal Bread Machine Recipe

February 5, 2009
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I bet you thought I was fickle and that the love affair with my bread machine wouldn’t last. Well ye of little faith take notice, I haven’t stopped baking bread in this fantastic contraption since I first posted about it back in December. In fact, it’s become a bi-weekly and occasionally tri-weekly event. The tightening […]

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Bread Machine BFF

December 13, 2008
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For many, many years I’ve hated making bread with a fiery passion, but not anymore thanks to the bread machine my mom gave me last Christmas. The poor little gadget sat on my pantry shelf collecting dust for an entire year, but this morning, after a trip to the store for non-fat milk powder to […]

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Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

September 26, 2008

Warning! This is so incredibly bad for you, but tastes so ridiculously good that you aren’t even going to mind not being able to fit into your pants on Monday morning. I’ve made Monkey Bread quite a few times the traditional way — with refrigerated biscuit dough, but last weekend I got a very naughty […]

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Amish Friendship Bread

September 24, 2008

A few weeks ago Sarah, of Sweets by Sarah, posted about making Amish Friendship Bread. I’d never heard of this cinnamon baked good before. In all honestly I was also a bit dubious about the chain letter aspect of the baking experiment, not to mention the frequent directive to “mash the bag” of starter mix […]

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Avocado Toast

May 13, 2008

  CK and I are really enjoying our weekly Boston Organics deliveries. We even purchased a cooler to leave in the lobby for the nice delivery man to transfer our yummy fruits and veggies into for safe keeping until one of us wanders home from work.  I had to revive my lettuce a few too […]

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French Toast with Rum Bananas

May 5, 2008

French Toast – The Haiku What else can I say To quote Heiress P. Hilton: My French Toast is HOT French Toast with Rum Bananas (originally published by Dave Lieberman) 4 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 pinches ground cinnamon 4 (1/2 to 3/4-inch-thick) slices brioche, challah, cinnamon […]

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Pumpkin Yeast Rolls

March 28, 2008

When these rolls came out of the oven and I tasted the first one sandwiched with a little butter I almost did a cartwheel. Finally, I’d made a recipe with yeast that actually tasted good! Time for a quiz. Which of the following accurately illustrates how Erin feels about baking bread: A. I famously can’t […]

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