Pita Bread With More Pop

I really like the King Arthur Flour company, I think they make a great product, and I like their Baker’s Banter blog as much as I like their flour. Over the weekend I made a batch of homemade hummus and decided to make some pita to go with it. Pita is surprisingly easy to make, […]
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The Best Banana Bread

We’ve been eating a lot of bananas recently – on cereal, Stonyfield Farm Banilla yogurt, with chocolate in crepes, even with peanut butter on toast. While all delicious, nothing really beats freshly baked banana bread. If you buy a bunch of bananas, and some start to get a little mushy, well, they are a prime […]
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King Arthur Flour Store…King Me!

King Arthur Flour Store 135 Route 5 South Norwich, Vermont 05055 phone: 802.649.3361 Part of: Vermont 08 – Cheese & Tasty Things Tour Once you get into baking you come across King Arthur Flour and give it a try. Depending on where you buy it, it is only a little bit more expensive than regular […]
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Sticky Buns

This recipe is basically a “do-it-yourself” version of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls. Remember those? My mom would make them all the time when I was younger…they are sooo good! But they probably have a million calories in them, and now everyone has to watch what they eat. These sticky buns have bananas in them…so they are […]
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Rustic Italian Bread

There are bread recipes, and then there are bread recipes. This is one of the latter. The bread’s taste, texture, crust and even recipe, strike the perfect balance between complex and simple. It is something in between sandwich bread and a rustic country loaf. This recipe has a lot of steps, but it is pretty […]
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Thin Crust Pizza

Successfully making thin crust pizza at home is not an easy task. When I have tried before I end up with a crust that over cooked and cracker like, or one that is limp and under cooked. That is why I was so happy to see that Cook’s Illustrated had done some testing and made […]
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Further experiments in Pancakes

I made another batch of overnight yeast pancakes last weekend and they came out great again. Of course I had to play with the recipe a little. I used only 1tsp of instant yeast. There was definitely less of a yeast taste in the pancakes, but they still had no problem rising. So if you […]
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Forget eggs and bacon or french toast…popovers are the ultimate breakfast treat. Popovers puff up as they cook creating an empty, airy center. Rip off a section, spread on some butter and jam…enjoy! The perfect popover should have a crispy buttery exterior and a yolky custard-like interior. Mix egg, butter and a bit of flour…bake […]
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