Category Archives for Bread

Chocolate Orange Irish Soda Bread

When I was a child, my grandmother would make Irish soda bread, equally good warm from the oven as toasted with butter the next day. A quick bread, this recipe has only a handful of ingredients and comes together quickly. … Continue reading

13. March 2012 by Matt Jackson
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Italian Semolina Bread

My favorite food to make and eat is a basic, delicious loaf of yeast bread. With a crisp, golden crust and chewy, flavorful interior, this Italian semolina bread follows the most basic methods of bread making to produce a top-rate … Continue reading

15. December 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Monkey Bread

Every Christmas, I make this delicious brunch treat. Monkey bread, an old favorite recipe, is enjoying a resurgence of popularity, and it’s no wonder: warm, rich bread baked in buttery, sweet caramel with a hint of cinnamon cannot possibly go … Continue reading

06. December 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Pizza Margherita

Of any pizza, this is one of the most simple, and my personal favorite. Originating from Neapolitan cuisine, the Pizza Margherita is pizza at its most traditional form. Rich in basic, simple flavors, the strength of this pizza comes from … Continue reading

29. November 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Beer Pizza Dough

I love pizza. With several amazing gourmet pizza joints near my neighborhood, artisan pizzas make my heart beat a little faster. On the other hand, as long as the dough and toppings are fresh and well-chosen, most pizzas fit the … Continue reading

29. November 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Whole Wheat Beer Bread

This is one of the easiest breads to throw together, with ten or fifteen minute of hands-on time. Growing up, my mother did an excellent job maintaining regular family meals, even though that usually meant quickly throwing something together after … Continue reading

26. November 2011 by Matt Jackson
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White Cheddar Rolls

This crowd-pleasing favorite is a very simple twist on the Butter Roll I posted this morning. By adding sharp white cheddar cheese between each of the buttered layers of dough, these rolls bake up tender, cheesy and buttery. They are … Continue reading

21. November 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Butter Rolls

Rolls are one of the unsung heroes of the dinner table. Some are slightly sweet, many are buttery, and nearly all are light and fluffy. For one with a slightly more bread-like quality, make dinner rolls by adapting a loaf-bread … Continue reading

21. November 2011 by Matt Jackson
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Rye Bread

My mother made delicious loaf bread growing up. White, wheat, rye, I didn’t care what type. It was always better than sandwich bread from the grocery store, and was best warm with butter, while the aroma was still hanging throughout … Continue reading

15. November 2011 by admin
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Yeast Bread: An Introduction

One of my top five favorite things is a loaf of freshly baked yeast bread. I grew up knowing the wonders that come from mixing yeast, water, salt and flour. With variations dating back thousands of years, yeast bread is … Continue reading

15. November 2011 by admin
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