I served these to some friends at a recent dinner party. They were soft, light, and buttery. Which is how I like my friends.
No matter where she traveled or who she taught, my Mom found that the best way to get folks to overcome their initial fear about baking was to start with a basic white learning loaf.
Fresh cranberries soaked in rum, rolled in cane sugar, and baked in a bread laden with flaxseed. Really, really yummy bread. And yes, of course I drank the rum. And no, I’m not a lush. And possibly, I might be fibbing… but not about the bread.
Hoowee! We had 40 people come over for an end-of-the-year party. What to make? How about homemade mini bagels with lox and cream cheese?
Sweet. Simple. Yellow. A delightful bread with soft curry overtones and moist golden raisins that create tiny oases of sweetness throughout.
Subtle sour taste of rye tempered by the smooth creaminess of Brie. Delish!
Simple, sweet, and smooth.
What could be better than apricots soaked in ginger beer? I’ll tell you what… nuthin. This recipe rocks – I know because my wife Becca gave it her “I could eat another slice” seal of approval!
Despite a few unexpected ingredients, this is a pretty standard American-style pumpernickel recipe – the coffee, coffee flour, and chocolate provide the pumpernickel overtones.
I love a good story. This recipe has all the ingredients of a good hero quest: departure, initiation, return, and mashed potatoes.