Category: Breads

How to Make Fluffy Biscuits

How to Make Fluffy Biscuits

The secret ingredient for how to make tall, fluffy biscuits even with a box mix recipe. Super simple no fail baking hack.

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

This go-to breakfast or brunch muffin recipe fits in well with the colors and flavors of fall. Fresh cranberries are often available in late summer and around Thanksgiving and freeze well for making this recipe any time of year.  This muffin recipe is very loosely adapted from The Williams-Sonoma Baking Book (Oxmoor House, 2009). I like to add a simple glaze with a bit of extra orange extract or orange juice for an extra tangy kick of citrus flavor.

Bread Recipe: Challah Bread

Bread Recipe: Challah Bread

Challah Bread is soft, rich and slightly sweet. It’s full, rounded “bread braid” loaf is lovely to look at, it has an appealing sheen, and unique crust that tastes delicious with a spread or butter, toasted or plain, or used as a sandwich bread, and Read More

Bread Recipe: Apricot Nut Bread

Bread Recipe: Apricot Nut Bread

An appealing but not overly sweet bread suitable for breakfast, brunch, or a quick snack on the go. This quick bread, adapted from “The Redbook Cookbook, 1971 edition”, is delicious as is or especially yummy with softened or whipped cream cheese.  It’s often made a Read More

Brunch Recipe: Fluffy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Brunch Recipe: Fluffy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins make for a quick breakfast to grab on the go, a lazy morning reading the paper or streaming movies in bed, or as a go-to brunch staple that can be made in advance. This recipe uses Greek Yogurt to make it extra Read More

Brunch Recipe: Challah Bread French Toast

Brunch Recipe: Challah Bread French Toast

If there was ever a bread for making a hearty french toast that can stand up to the soaking stage and then being stuffed, it is Challah Bread. Challah Bread absorbs the egg and milk mixture like a champ, enabling a light, fluffy, and flavorful Read More

Bread Recipe: Orange Cranberry Loaf

Bread Recipe: Orange Cranberry Loaf

A sweeter bread ideal for brunch or breakfast, this loaf can be served plain or lightly toasted and has a lovely citrus overtone without being tart or bitter. A few slices can make for a portable mid-morning snack or pre-gym carb.