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Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

I’ve had my grandma’s bagel recipe for a couple of years now.  I would see it every time I flipped through the baking section of my recipe binder and think, “I should really make that one of these days.”  Truth be told, I was afraid of the bagel recipe.  Make …

Parsley Onion Oat Buns and Bread

Parsley-Onion Oat Bread

  If not for the oats sprinkled on top, this bread would never tell its secret.  It has the taste and consistency of a traditional white loaf, but you can feel good about the extra grains and fiber that are tucked inside.  Even better, you really don’t need to go …


Pumpernickel Bread

  I’ve had a bag of rye flour sitting in my pantry for a while now.  Not because I don’t like rye bread, but it seems that every time I try to use rye flour I end up with a dense, crumby loaf.  I just can’t get the rye or …

Tazhong Bread Method - White Bread

White Bread Using the Tangzhong Method

  It’s so great to be back doing Fresh From the Oven challenges after a month off because of holiday craziness. And, I’m super excited to get to be using one of my Christmas presents: a kitchen scale! I no longer have to search for conversions, but I can do …



This month’s Fresh From the Oven Challenge was hosted by Claire from Purely food.  She challenged us to make Fougasse, a French, flat, leaf shaped bread. I feel quite sad for having not eaten fougasse during my time in Paris.  But, I was excited to give it a try.  With …


Challah – Fresh From The Oven

  I’m back for month 2 of the Fresh From the Oven challenge! This month’s challenge comes from Dom at Belleau Kitchen. Dom challenged the FFTO crew to make Braided Challah Bread. Challah is the sweet, light and eggy bread traditionally served on the Friday night Sabbath. I discovered Challah …