Category: Bread

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe 0

Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

For an item consisting of three ingredients, buttermilk biscuits sure can be tricky.  I’ve baked up plenty of hockey pucks over the years, and had almost resigned myself to a biscuit-less life.  Until I shared my frustrations with my friend in Georgia, who showed me the Southern secrets to buttermilk biscuit success. ...

Whole Wheat Bread with Honey 4

Whole Wheat Bread with Honey

Flour, water, yeast, salt, fat and something for the yeast to eat – the basic building blocks for a loaf of American-style bread. But of course, the proportions of each element are important, too. This simple recipe provides that. It yields two, soft-crust loaves, and is perfect for the bread machine. I’ve...

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Authentic Irish Soda Bread

“Flour, salt, baking soda, buttermilk – anything else is tea cake.” I visited Ireland a few years ago and I remember a bread baker telling me this as we toured his shop. You can find a thousand recipes for Authentic Irish Soda Bread, but if it varies from these 4 basic ingredients,...

White whole wheat rising in pan

White Whole Wheat versus Regular Whole Wheat

Like most of the rest of the country, we’ve been getting some cooler weather here in Denver.  When that happens, I like to fire up the kitchen and start baking.  I noticed I was running low on bread, so I decided to check out this Easy Whole Wheat Bread Recipe.  And for...

Whole wheat banana bread

Baking with Whole Wheat Flour

I love baking with whole wheat flour.  Not just because I believe it’s healthier to use the whole grain, but I really do prefer the taste.  Whole wheat products have a nuttier, heftier feel to them.  You won’t get “wedding cake” smoothness out of a whole wheat recipe, but then, you won’t...