I assume I am not alone in finding bread-making both fascinating and scary. It is a simple process, but for some reason the thought of starting bread would paralyze me. The other thing that would keep me from starting was the idea that I had to make sourdough, and keep feeding a starter. That sounds
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Swedish Cardamom Bread is a delicious holiday treat that makes a great gift.
Last year I wanted to mix it up with holiday baking, and came across a recipe for Swedish cardamom bread. With a few batches under my belt I have made some modifications to add just a touch more decadence. It’s an easy recipe and great for gift-giving. Makes two large loaves. Ingredients 2 cups whole
Holiday Traditions: Family, friends, and feasts
Over the years, we’ve adapted our holiday traditions to fit the holiday elements that we value most, namely: spending quality time with friends and family, eating and sharing delicious homemade food and drink, and making and giving practical gifts. We hope you’ll be inspired by the stories we tell in the video, and share some
Vermont Maple Cornbread – A Southern Staple with a Yankee Twist
This Vermont Maple Cornbread is perfect with spicy butternut squash soup, but also compliments any hearty chili or stew. The maple syrup adds richness without making it too sweet.
Cranberry & White Chocolate Bread
For years I’ve baked cookies for friends and neighbors for the winter holiday season. I enjoy it, but wanted to try something new this year, and decided to go with Cranberry White Chocolate Bread. This recipe is adapted from “Bread Machine Breads” for regular oven baking, and a little richer than the original. For gift-giving
Black Forest Stollen is a Great Holiday Bread
For some time now I’ve been searching for a Black Forest Stollen recipe that is authentically German and not overly sweet like the versions I’ve found in American cookbooks. As luck would have it, one of my coworkers is the son of a German baker. With a little pleading I was able to get a
I used to use store-bought stuffing mix to make my holiday stuffing, and to be frank, it wasn’t bad at all. But after years of something that felt a bit like cheating, I decided to make my own stuffing this year from scratch. The results were amazing and now I know I can’t go back