A 5 pound bag of organic flour can lead to many adventures, and bread making is a great choice. Have you ever thought about how many loaves one can make with a bag? Or if you are saving money versus buying bread made? I recently made up jars of my favorite bread machine recipe, to… Continue reading Can You Save Money By Baking Your Bread?
There was only one bread cookbook my mom used and that was her worn copy of Betty Crocker’s Breads. When we made bread, bagels, English muffins, bread sticks and so forth, the recipes always came from that book. I inherited my mom’s copy and it holds a special place for me – flipping through the… Continue reading Water Bagels
While I love my bread machine (and seriously, it makes life so much easier), having a few tricks for quick bread, that doesn't need a machine is a must. I have a basic no-knead bread recipe I have used for quite some time. And as a bonus? It fits into a quart mason jar, so… Continue reading No Knead Bread: Bread Mix in a Jar
Even with cold weather, and freezes, I find in the PNW that my hardier herbs are still usable in winter. Rosemary is great, even when it's frozen. This a great recipe for soup nights. Herb Focaccia Bread Ingredients: 1 cup warm water (115-120ºF) 1 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 Tbsp dry yeast 1 tsp fine sea… Continue reading Herb Focaccia Bread
Awhile back Kirk bought us a Victorio grain mill. Manual? Sure. And whisper quiet….unlike doing it my Vitamix blender’s dry container…where you need hearing protection. And you get a light upper arm workout. It only took 5-10 minutes to grind up enough flour for 2 loaves bread (and that was being interrupted constantly by 2 small… Continue reading Grinding Wheatberries and Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread