Making your own bread is also really easy to do. It takes a few hours to make bread from start to finish, but most of that is for the actual rising and baking. There's very little real hands-on time. This recipe makes two one-pound (i.e. standard size) loaves of bread.
Here's my take on a popular recipe for Buttermilk Cluster rolls. These rolls are crusty on the outside, soft and moist on the insideâ€”and dotted with bits of bacon and toasted pecans.
Challah is a traditional yeast breadâ€”with a glossy crust frequently dappled with sesame seedsâ€”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.
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...