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Thursday, February 27, 2020

How to Make Challah Bread

Challah is a traditional yeast bread—with a glossy crust frequently dappled with sesame seeds—that gets its trademark golden yellow color from the addition of eggs. Older recipes include several eggs. Most modern versions, like this one, usually call for fewer.

Bacon, Basil & Tomato Pizza

Homemade pizza is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd. This particular pizza combines two of my favorite things: bacon and cheese. Think of it as a mouthwatering take on a BLT in pizza form.

Soft and Chewy Rye Bread

'Tis the season for leftover corned beef. One of my favorite ways to enjoy it is a nice, fat corned beef on rye, spread thickly with mustard. This rye bread is easy and...

Nice & Easy Pizza Dough (Plus Simple Red & White Pizzas)

I have a few different pizza recipes. This is my old standby, whip-it-together-then-forget-about-it pizza dough. It produces a versatile, bread-y crust that can hold an almost-heroic amount of toppings. The crust is pre-baked, then topped...

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...