How to Make Chocolate Babka (Step-by-Step Photo Recipe)

You guys. YOU GUYS! I'm super excited about this post. This recipe has a fair amount of steps. That means it's the perfect, holiday luxury bake in my book. These chocolate babkas take about 6 hours from start...

Easy July 4th Recipes

You guys! HOW is it July already? As everyone hits the grills this week, we KNOW you guys have the classics covered. If you need a little inspiration for some less-than-ordinary BBQ fare, here's a roundup of...

Easy Homemade Pretzel Buns

You guys! I'm convinced: Pretzel buns make hamburgers SO MUCH better. And cheeseburgers. And bacon cheeseburgers. You get where I'm going. Our buns are chewy. They're salty. They're loaded with pretzel-y awesomeness. These little babies take just a *tiny*...

How to Make Cinnamon Buns (Cinnabon Copycat Recipe)

You guys. These are the best cinnamon buns. Seriously. They're the closest to those epic cinnamon buns we used to get as teenagers at the Cinnabon in the mall. You know the ones I mean? For these...

Homemade Brewfest Pretzels

Step-by-step photo recipe for Homemade Brewfest Pretzels. They're chewy, salty, and fragrant with beer. Happy Oktoberfest!

Harvest Cheese Bread Wreath

Learn how to make an easy, cheese-y braided bread wreath. It's moist, tangy, satisfying--and perfect for autumn tables.

Fougasse (a.k.a. Provençal Bread with Olives & Herbs)

Step-by-step instructions for making Fougasse, a beautiful bread studded with chopped olives and fresh herbs.
fresh cheese rolls

Cheese Pinwheel Rolls

To make these rolls, spread pizza dough liberally with melted butter, sprinkle it with cheese and spices, roll it up like a stromboli—then slice and bake like a pan of cinnamon buns.
toasted bread with homemade butter

Homemade Sandwich Bread

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.
fresh baked rolls

Buttermilk Pull Apart Rolls with Toasted Pecans and Bacon

Here's my take on a popular recipe for Buttermilk Cluster rolls. These rolls are crusty on the outside, soft and moist on the inside—and dotted with bits of bacon and toasted pecans.