bread

Thin Crust Pizza

by Sara on February 28, 2011

thin crust pizza

When my brother and I were around junior high age (well, I was in junior high, he’s younger and was still in grade school), once a month we would get Wednesday afternoons off. I don’t recall what our teachers were doing during that time, but frankly, the half day of school was my focus. Every [...]

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Soft Pretzels

by Sara on February 10, 2011

Soft Pretzel

I made way, way too much food for the Super Bowl this year. Though excited about the pretzels, we were simply too stuffed from everything else. The good news is that these are extremely easy to make, though they do take a little time because you first poach the pretzels, then bake them. Still, in [...]

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Oatmeal Bread

by Sara on January 27, 2011

bread & jam

My favorite breakfast tends to be buttered toast with a few mugs of steaming coffee (with cream – too many lattes over the years destroyed my appreciation of black coffee). If I’m really feeling wild, I might add some homemade strawberry jam or some peanut butter. When I saw this recipe for an oatmeal bread, [...]

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Challah

by Sara on December 16, 2010

Braided Challah

On a snowy and blustery day, I like nothing more than to sit back with a hot beverage, the scent of something baking wafting through my little condo. This past weekend, it was icy, rainy, snowy, then blustery, so I decided to bake bread. For awhile now, I’ve wanted to try Challah, the non-buttery counterpart [...]

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