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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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Pitas!

I’m trying a new format for this post…we’ll see how it works! I’ve been baking fairly regularly, but I’ve gotten lazy about actually blogging.  I’m super good at instagramming a few photos of loaves that I’ve finished, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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Focaccia!

Make this bread.  And then make these sandwiches.  Trust me. This week I baked focaccia bread.  It’s one of my favorite breads, it’s so crispy and slightly oily in the best way.  I decided to bake it because we had … Continue reading

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Multigrain Bread Extraordinaire!

Surprise! This blog still exists!  I’ve still been baking, just less often, and nothing new or exciting.  I’ve been super busy with school and work.  Since I’d been so busy and stressed, Evan bought me a brand new bread book! … Continue reading

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