Archive | Breads/Rolls/Buns

Baking Powder Biscuits

  Baking Powder Biscuits are one of my favorite types of quick bread.  I love the light, flaky texture.  I love them hot or cold.  And I love that I can have them on the table in about 20 minutes.  They’re delicious for breakfast served up with butter, honey, and jam or smothered with gravy, […]

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Herbed Focaccia

Focaccia {pronounced fo-kah-che-a} is a delicious, versatile flat Italian bread that’s typically seasoned with herbs and olive oil. I first started making homemade focaccia about 20 years ago after I received a bread machine as a gift and then bought a bread machine cookbook so I could experiment and make lots of different kinds of […]

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Buttery Garlic Herb Knots

After making these Buttery Garlic Herb Knots a couple of weeks ago, I’ve decided they’re my new favorite roll to serve with a salad or soup.  They’re quick and easy to make, full of the buttery, garlicky, herb flavor that makes it hard to eat just one, and super impressive looking (think ~ I can confidently […]

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Cinnamon & Sugar Knots

These cinnamon & sugar knots are perfect for me because I have a like/dislike relationship with cinnamon rolls. Sometimes they turn out perfectly, sometimes they don’t. Sometimes they have just the right amount of bread/cinnamon/sugar ratio, sometimes they don’t. Sometimes they’re too bready.  Sometimes I over bake them.  Sometimes they don’t raise.  And they seem […]

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Pumpkin Nut Bread

This pumpkin nut {or chocolate chip} bread is one of my fall favorites that I start looking forward to as soon as September hits. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that I really only like pumpkin foods from September through November. For those of you that are with me on this, do you […]

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Banana Bread

There are so many banana bread recipes {and it seems like everyone has their own favorite} that I was reluctant to publish this one. But I have people tell me all the time that this is the best banana bread they have ever tasted and then they ask me for the recipe.  I make a […]

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Celebrate Hoagie Day

According to Domenis Vitiello, professor of Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, the hoagie originated in Pennsylvania.  He claims that Italians working at the World War I era shipyard in Philadelphia, known as Hog Island, introduced the sandwich by placing meats, cheeses, and lettuce between two slices of bread.  This became known as the […]

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French Bread Rolls

  I found the recipe for these French Bread Rolls {here} and because they are so versatile they are almost the only rolls I make anymore.  They are great for: serving alongside salads, soups {like our Award-winning Clam Chowder}, stew, or quiche {like this No-Crust Spinach Quiche}, peanut butter and jam sandwiches, hamburger and hot […]

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The Best Pizza Dough

We think this is The Best Pizza Dough recipe we have tried.  And we get a lot of practice with it because almost every Saturday night we make pizza.  If we aren’t making {this pizza} we’re making it with this delicious dough. After trying several different dough recipes we finally settled on this particular one […]

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Flour Tortillas

Yum.  Homemade Flour Tortillas.  Have you ever made them?  If not, you’re in for a real treat.  If you have made them, then you know what I mean when I say that they are so remarkably better than store-bought that I haven’t bought them at the grocery store since I started making them over two […]

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