I love a good story. This recipe has all the ingredients of a good hero quest: departure, initiation, return, and mashed potatoes.
“I donned my trusty apron and flew into the kitchen.” Read the newest episode in the heroic exploits of your humble home baker as he makes bread with burnt sweet potatoes.
Today, I have reason to be very sad and I have reason to be very happy. What bread should a sad happy baker make? Why, how about a little bit of Sadhappy Bread.
A gentle savory bread with Havarti cheese, fresh basil, and chia seeds. I also threw in some Greek yogurt and quinoa flour because I have hipster leanings.
Oh. My. Lord. You have no idea the taste explosion this bread will cause. Turmeric, ginger, and beet juice sing in perfect harmony on this one.
What do you do with an extra loaf of bread? Freeze it. What do you do when your freezer starts piling up with loaves of bread? Make Creamy Sausage Strata of course.
If you want to celebrate Adirondack cuisine, pickings are lean. You’ve got peppermint pigs and maybe maple syrup. May I introduce a new possibility? Adirondack Pine Focaccia – made with Adirondack IPA and white pine needles.
Ah, Thanksgiving. They say, if you don’t want things to get crazy, don’t talk about religion or politics. Well, it’s hard to talk about anything when you’ve got fresh homemade Goat Cheese Chive Bread to keep your mouth busy.
Getting some snow tomorrow. This Savory Portobello Bread – with portobello mushroom, green onions, garlic, and capers – is a nice send-off to fall and a hearty, savory welcome to winter.
When the world is upside down, do something that brings you joy… like baking these Chipotle Fig Baguettes (the sweetness of figs and honey combined with the smoky bite of dried chipotle pepper is awesome!).