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Monday, March 8, 2021

How to Make Buttermilk Pancakes

I've had a surprising number of people tell me they have a really hard time making pancakes at home. Here's how I make my buttermilk pancakes, which I whipped up for The Angry Chef just...

How to Make Sourdough Bread, Part 3: Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

This article concludes my series on how to make homemade sourdough bread. In Part 1, we looked at what sourdough starter is and how you can use it to make a sponge. Part 2 discussed...

How to Make Sourdough Bread, Part 2: The Dough

Welcome to the second part of my sourdough baking series. This is the part where you make and bake amazing, nibble-worthy loaves of bread. Yesterday, I made the sponge for my bread using my sourdough...

How to Make Sourdough Bread, Part 1: The Starter

There's nothing like the smell of fresh baking bread. Make that bread sourdough, and I'm in heaven. The sourdough recipe that I start below produces a moist, flavorful, and chewy bread that can stand toe-to-toe...

Mid-Autumn Meat Feast at The House of the Hungry Mouse

The other night, The Angry Chef and I had a good old friend over for dinner. We hadn't seen him in quite a while, and it was so lovely to catch up. He brought a...

Daring Bakers’ October Challenge: Thin-Crust Pizza

Last month, I joined the Daring Bakers, an online community of fabulous foodies and cooks who do a baking challenge every month. They provide the recipe, you provide the cooking. Their blogroll includes some of...

Overnight Chocolate French Toast

If you find yourself with a stray loaf of chocolate bread in your kitchen, you can get into all sorts of devilishly decadent trouble with it. You could toast it and slather it with loads...

Bitter Triple Chocolate Bread

Warning: This is not an ooey-gooey, sticky-sweet bread. It's a kind of grown-up yeast bread. It's rich and dense—and is the sort of thing you can use to make out-of-this-world peanut butter sandwiches or decadent...

Old-Timey Sunday Waffles

These waffles are crunchy on the outside and egg-y and moist on the inside. The Angry Chef and I both like ours slathered with thin slices of cold butter and dripping with good, local maple...

Thick Crust Sausage & Cheese Pizza

This is another incidence of me combining homemade bread with pork products. If it happens again, I might just have a problem. I can admit that. While it's not necessarily a fast thing to cook...