When I was in Fort Myers last summer visiting my cousin Jaime, she introduced me to pretzel bread. I am a lifelong soft pretzel fan, but had never seen it in loaf form, just the usual twists and nuggets. The bread Jaime had was rich and buttery with a golden pretzel “crust” and lots of coarse […]
Last Sunday I had zero plans and the weather was unpleasant. Basically…a perfect bread day. To be honest, even if the sun had been shining and I only had a few hours, I would have still made time for bread so I could use my King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion Cookbook and dough whisk, both gifts from […]
I am a major lover of all things British, from beans on toast to Mr. Bean. My ethusiasm has recently extended to the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, although on that front, my excitement has more to do with Princess Diana than it does Prince William.
At used book stores I always make a beeline for the cookbooks, and once I find them, I zero in on any with those terrible plastic toothed spiral spines. The ones that inevitably fail to do their job of keeping the pages together. To me that spine means the book was compiled by a school, church, charity, etc. […]
I didn’t find this Coconut Pineapple Loaf Cake recipe – it found me. It knew I needed something with summery flavors. It knew that I am ready to lose my mind with all of all of the snow we keep getting. I don’t know what’s worse…how negatively it affects my bus commute (a 20 minute ride […]