Bread with Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and a Basil Swirl

Posted on Jan 1st, 2011

I'm currently testing Vegan Unplugged for a review on VegPeople. I've made five recipes so far, with three more to go, and so far, everything has been great. I live in hurricane territory, really could have used this…

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Bread, but no sandwiches

Posted on Oct 1st, 2011

  Do you remember when I announced my sandwich cookbook a couple of months ago? I made great progress on it. At last count, I have completed over thirty-five recipe with only minor rewriting needed and had a good start…

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Cauliflower Rosemary Focaccia

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

[This is one of three recipes I provided for the beta launch of Foodie.com in February of 2012. The site has just undergone a redesign. Thus, I’m republishing the recipes here so that they can link to me from the new site.…

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Curry Leaf Bread

Posted on Mar 18th, 2011

When I saw Monica Bhide's Curry Leaf Bread on Veggie Belly's facebook page (Sala of Veggie Belly took the photos), I knew I had to make it. I am crazy about curry leaves.I veganized this by replacing the evaporated milk with…

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Focaccia with Purple Potatoes and Rosemary

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

This cold weather has me making lots of soup. I imagine a lot of you are doing the same. Bread is probably my favorite dish to have with soup, and I usually bake small loaves of rosemary bread, as I have a big rosemary plant…

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Grilled Eggplant Muffuletta

Posted on Apr 1st, 2012

I've been eating portobello muffulettas at a deli nearby and dreaming of making my own for a while. The classic New Orleans muffuletta is made on a one pound round loaf of bread, and includes ham, salami, provolone, and an…

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Lentil-Mushroom Sliders with homemade buns

Posted on Jun 19th, 2011

This post and the two following are all about great food for summer get-togethers. I love tiny food and I've been wanting to make sliders since I first became aware of the trend a few years ago.  These would be a good…

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Millet-pepita Bread

Posted on Apr 10th, 2010

Measuring ingredients for yeast bread need not be done precisely. You can just scoop out flour with a measuring cup, dump it in a bowl, and go. The trade-off to this ease is that no recipe can tell you exactly how much flour…

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One Year Anniversary: Herbed Ciabatta Sandwich Buns

Posted on May 14th, 2010

It was a year ago today that I made my first post on this blog, my old favorite recipe for gumbo. It's been a fun year, and I hope to be able to keep this blog going for years to come. I revisited bread baking in January…

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Popcorn Focaccia

Posted on Aug 5th, 2009

Yes, you read that right. It’s focaccia made with popcorn! This audacious recipe comes from The Cornbread Book by Jeremy Jackson, and is easily the best focaccia I’ve ever made. It also makes an outstanding pizza…

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Pretzels and Pretzel Dogs

Posted on Nov 11th, 2010

We were in the airport a month ago, wandering around because our flight was delayed, and I noticed the pretzel cart had pretzel dogs. They looked really good, but alas, they weren't veggie dogs. When I came home, I put…

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Rosemary-Walnut Bread

Posted on Feb 25th, 2010

More bread! I made this one with part white flour and part whole wheat. I suspect that the all-purpose flour I usually buy is a little bit soft for bread, so I've been using King Arthur Bread Flour, which I really like. For…

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Seven-Grain Bread

Posted on Apr 10th, 2013

I was looking for a new bread recipe to have with soup and found a recipe for ten-grain bread in Great Natural Breads Made Easy that inspired me. Mine is different than the original for a couple of reasons. First, I started…

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Whole Wheat Apricot and Pecan Bread

Posted on Oct 30th, 2010

I've always been more inclined to have toast for breakfast instead of cereal. Whole wheat bagels are my favorite. But have you ever noticed how commercial bakeries consider whole wheat a flavor? You can have blueberry or…

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Whole Wheat Bread

Posted on Feb 8th, 2010

At one time, I made bread fairly often, but I fell out of the habit the last couple of years. I got a stand mixer for Christmas and have been baking bread again. I have a tendency to rush the dough-making process and end…

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Whole-wheat English Muffins

Posted on Apr 5th, 2011

When I thought about making English muffins,I imagined that I would make a whole-wheat bread dough as usual, and then flatten it out and cut it into circles using one of my biscuit cutters. But that was not to be. It…

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