Pita Bread

PITA BREAD Recipe barely adapted from The World Encyclopedia of Bread and Bread Making. 225 grams unbleached bread flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 140 milliliters warm water (about 120-130 degrees F) 7 grams / 1/4 ounce active dry yeast 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil In a small bowl, sift together the flour and salt.  In […]

Irish Soda Bread

(photo credit: Mum) (photo credit: Mum) IRISH SODA BREAD Recipe barely adapted from the fine folks over at America’s Test Kitchen. 435 grams / 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 125 grams / 1 cup cake flour 35 grams / 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/ 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 1/2 […]

Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas came and I must say, it was pretty spectacular.  It was simple, but I like simple.  Just us and our lovely little animals enjoying each other’s company while enjoying Christmas specials (A Christmas Story!), munching on special treats (cinnamon rolls, anybody?), and staying up into the wee hours of the morning knitting Christmas gifts.  […]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS.  READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. I watched Day of the Doctor today.  Hello!  Amazing. Before we dive headlong into that, though, let’s talk about everything leading up to it. To begin on a personal note, I have always been a wildly avid Doctor Who fan.  The Doctor has seen me through so many […]

Light Brioche Burger Buns

First off, happy national doughnut day, everybody!  And in honor of this glorious day, I bring you hamburgers buns.  Totally appropriate, right?  Alright, I admit I was entirely unprepared and only found out about the holiday today.  Quite honestly, though, I would love to buy myself a doughnut pan and whip up a batch of those […]