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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

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 …

Fougasse

Fougasse

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 …