Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon raisin bread is studded with plump raisins and swirls of cinnamon and sugar. It’s perfect slathered with salted butter for a quick breakfast! What I love about cinnamon raisin bread is that it’s all the flavor of cinnamon rolls with less hassle. Plus, homemade bread is more fun to make, tastes better, and healthier for you than store bought … Read More

French Bread

Loaf of freshly baked French bread

When a wonderful reader (also known as my awesome cousin:) emailed me asking for a good homemade French bread recipe, I knew Peter Reinhart was where I had to turn.  I have made dozens of breads from his books and they rarely fail me.  This bread is so good that my husband and I ate an entire loaf one night … Read More

No Knead Bread

I know, I know, everyone has posted about no knead bread.  Up to this point I have ignored all the hype about no knead bread.  To me, it felt like a cop out.  Like I wasn’t putting enough effort into the bread by not kneading it, how could it possibly be as good?  But it is GOOD.  Really really good.  … Read More

100 Percent Whole Wheat Bread

For Christmas, my sister-in-law got me Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Bread’s.  Until now I have been too busy to even sit down and read it, let alone make anything out of it.  I have been interested in getting into whole grain breads for a little while now, several people, both friends and family have to switch over to whole wheat … Read More

Sourdough Bread

I know, I know, no one has ever heard of Big Rock Sourdough. It certainly won’t be sweeping the nation like San Francisco Sourdough, but it was a tasty creation in my kitchen this weekend. The crust was crusty, the inside was nice and chewy. The crumb was tight. The sour flavor was a bit light if you are … Read More