Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce

I made pretzel hot dogs (yum!) a few months ago, and had some left over dough. As a test, I froze it to see if I could use it later for pretzel bites with cheese sauce since there wasn’t much left. That was about six months ago. I completely forgot about it! While cleaning out…

English Muffins

I’ve had an English muffin bread recipe sitting around for a while now that I’ve never been motivated to try, and I’ve realized that it’s because I really want to make English muffins. Most of the recipes I found showed English muffins that looked like they came from the market, fully of nooks and crannies….

Chocolate Babka

I’m taking a little break from my new found pumpkin obsession, but I’m still really into baking with yeast right now.  I think it may have something to do with fall, although it is going to be 80° today!  This weekend  I  tried my hands again at chocolate babka.  I thought it would be the…

Challah

Earlier this week I posted a recipe for Challah French Toast.  Can you guess where the Challah came from?  Me!  I tried making Challah myself.  I’ve really wanted to get back into baking bread again and here was my perfect opportunity. Baking bread can be a pretty stressful process (for me) because it’s so exact. …

Cinnamon Chop Bread with Irish Cream Glaze

Every Christmas for breakfast I make cinnamon rolls.  This year I’ve been going through a mini eggnog obsession and wanted to make eggnog cinnamon rolls.  Since it was Christmas Eve, the kitchen was bustling, so time and space in the kitchen were limited. Instead of making homemade dough, I used frozen bread dough and made…

Olive Oil Banana Bread

A couple of weeks ago Bon Appetit published a “Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes” article online.  All of the recipes looked very interesting and I decided that I would spend the next couple of weeks trying the baking recipes to see if they really were perfect.  My first was Julia’s Best Banana Bread. I have…

Bacon & Gruyere Monkey Bread

I seem to be on a bacon kick at the moment. I’m pretty sure at this point it’s turning into my new comfort food. Or it could be that it’s my son’s favorite, so there’s always bacon in the house! We were in the mood for breakfast bread, but we didn’t have any cheddar cheese….

Chocolate Babka

I was still in the mood to play with dough after making the cinnamon rolls, so I dug up a chocolate babka recipe that I’ve wanted to try. I’m also beginning to feel as though I could use the practice. It’s so hard for me to predict how yeast recipes will turn out based on…

English Muffins

I’ve had an English muffin bread recipe sitting around for a while now that I’ve never been motivated to try, and I’ve realized that it’s because I really want to make English muffins. Most of the recipes I found showed English muffins that looked like they came from the market, fully of nooks and crannies…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins/Bread

Over the weekend, my son and I went to NYC to hang out with a friend and her boys. We had a blast walking around the city during the day and cooking for the boys at night. She had a few overripe bananas lying around and asked if we could make banana bread. Of course!…

Bagels

I’ve been interested in making bagels for a long time, but I could never get around to doing it. One drawback is that it’s at least a two-day process and I’m kinda impatient. But I’m still in slow-mo mode from being on vacation, so this was a good time to give it a try. The…

Garlic & Cheddar Pull Apart Bread

The other day I was cleaning up my Pinterest page, and ended up spending a good hour or so wandering around. Have you noticed that sometimes it gets a little theme-y? Like one week everyone discovers rhubarb, or sterling silver, or everything pink, and suddenly your feed is covered with variations of the same thing?…