Category Archives: Bread

Polenta Bread

I’ve been baking a lot lately.  It’s just something about the wintertime, I think.  Baking is an activity I enjoy, so it cures my boredom on days when I’m cooped up inside the house.  It warms up the apartment and … Continue reading

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Blizzard Baking: English Muffins, Take 1

It’s January 7, 2014, and Buffalo NY is firmly in the grips of the Polar Vortex.  It’s a silly name, and you think to yourself, “So what? It’s just another blizzard, this is Buffalo, it’s no big deal, I’m just … Continue reading

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Brioche Rolls

Today, I am pleased to announce that the Quest for the Perfect Dinner Roll of the Holidays 2013 is officially concluded.  Here’s why:  I was talking to a very good friend of mine about this quest that I’ve been on. … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Dinner Rolls

Here we are, friends, well into our quest for the perfect holiday dinner roll.  This week, I baked buttermilk dinner rolls.  I used this recipe from Saveur.   It measures by volume, not weight, but it turned out okay. (Sidenote: if … Continue reading

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Potato Rolls, Briefly

So, this is a very short chapter in the quest for the best dinner rolls.  I had started to make potato rolls, and had grand plans to blog the recipe and results.  I went to grab my camera, and realized … Continue reading

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Dinner Rolls: Version 1

I’m really excited about Thanksgiving.  I’ve been planning and reading all our Thanksgiving themed food magazines for weeks.  In that spirit, this year, I am on a Quest For The Best Dinner Rolls.  I know it’s not even Halloween yet, … Continue reading

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Sourdough: Take One

We’ve been wanting to try a loaf of sourdough – mostly because it’s delicious.  And it reminds me of being in San Francisco with my dad.  We ate chowder out of sourdough bread bowls and he showed me where Janis … Continue reading

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