Honey Oat Bread

Honey Oat Bread

As far as whole grain breads go, this Honey Oat bread is definitely one of my favorites. The butter makes it a very soft bread and the honey gives it a slightly sweet flavor, while also helping it rise.  It’s a great go-between bread if you want some whole wheat...
St. Lucia Buns

St. Lucia Buns

St. Lucia Buns are a saffron flavored bun traditionally served in Sweden on Dec. 13 in celebration of St. Lucia Day. The buns are also referred to as lussekatt (Lucia cat). The shape of the bun is meant to symbolize the face of a cat with the raisins as the eyes. This...
Vánočka Bread Recipe

Vánočka Bread Recipe

Vánočka is a rich, flavorful bread from the Czech Republic that is traditionally served at Christmas time. It can be braided 2 ways: as a 6 strand braid or as 3 loaves (4 strand, 3 strand and 2 strand) stacked on top of each other. I tried the latter and was...
Six-Strand Braided Challah Bread

Six-Strand Braided Challah Bread

Challah bread is a braided enriched dough made with eggs. It is traditionally a six-strand braided loaf, but can also be made into round loaves or 3- or 4-strand braids. Not only are the braided loaves impressive looking,they are perfect for family meals where pieces...
Pizza Crust

Pizza Crust

I will admit, I love pizza.  There are so many things you can do with it.  Thin crust, thick crust.  White sauce, tomato sauce.  Meat, veggie.  I invited some friends over a few months ago for a pizza party.  I supplied the crust, they...

Honey Oatmeal Bread and Beautiful Burger Buns

It has rained all day.  For the most part, I’ve spent the day on the couch.  Days like this don’t give me much motivation to do anything else.  I did feed Henry some fresh mango, which was followed by giving him a bath after his arms and...