If you love artisan bread but may need to give up the $8 loaf to save money, this may be your motivation to try your hand at making your own. When it comes down to it, bread is simply a combination of flour, yeast and time. While the sourdough bread-making craze of 2020 was … [Read more...] about Can you Afford Not to Make Your Own Artisan Bread?
With its roughly dimpled surface and craggy interior, focaccia has become mainstream American, even appearing in some fast-food restaurants. The Latin root of the word focaccia is 'focus' and refers to cooking by a fireplace or hearth. Literally a focal point for the family, a … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Italian Style Foccaccia
Parker House rolls have regained their place at the dinner table in recent years. There is nothing more white and delicious than these "pocketbook rolls", and when you are breaking your low carb regime for a treat, these are the best. The name comes from The Parker House, … [Read more...] about Fannie Farmer’s Classic Parker House Rolls
If your bread making experiments have been OK, but not great, it might be because you are using all-purpose flour. Bread flour has more protein than all-purpose which produces more gluten. More gluten results in a chewier bread which will rise more, trapping those desirable air … [Read more...] about Make your Own Bread Flour
Vienna bread dates back to Vienna, Austria in the 19th century. Typically the bread is baked with an egg wash with a small amount of sugar and butter or shortening. We love it because it is slightly chewy and flavorful with a crust that is golden brown which turns crunchy when … [Read more...] about Easy Vienna Bread