Christmas was wonderful this year. I got to spend time with my family and friends and it snowed. It hasn’t snowed in Atlanta on Christmas since 1882. That’s a very rare phenomenon indeed! We enjoyed good food, good bread, good company and a beautiful display of falling snowflakes outside the window. Happy Holidays from The Bread Experience! At family events, more often than not,
For the February 15th HBinFive Bread Braid, we made several breads to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Espresso Bread, Chocolate Tangerine Bars and Red Beet Buns. I decided to get creative with the Chocolate Espresso Bread and bake it in a flower pot. The result was a dark brown bread that looks like dirt. I’m okay with that! It adds to the effect! The bread
Are you looking for a unique idea for a lovely bread gift? This Red Ribbon Gift Loaf (also known as German Kuchen) is made in the shape of a gift with ribbons and a bow on top. The ribbons look like they are actually baked with the bread. Actually, they are – well, not the actual ribbons but foil placeholders to mark where the ribbons
The Holidays are such a lovely time to bake and share homemade goodies with friends and loved ones. I love to give homemade bread during the Holidays. Giving a gift of homemade bread is a wonderful way to show you care without breaking your budget, especially given these trying economic times. The countdown is on …. So, to get you started baking this season, here
I thought I was finished making pumpkin breads last month, but then I saw this recipe for Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Bread on The Duo Dishes and that changed everything. I just had to make it. I was already planning on making breads with cranberries this month so this was perfect! The combination of flavors – pumpkin, tangerine, cranberries and walnuts – elevates this bread to a
Greek Easter bread is braided and contains hard boiled eggs, dyed red for fertility, symbolizing the Resurrection of Christ. A funny thing happened on the way to the family Easter dinner… I started making this bread Saturday morning to take to my family’s Easter celebration that afternoon. I was running late so I decided to let it rise in the car and bake it
Kulich, is a Russian Easter Bread that is usually made with a baba dough, but with more sugar, and added candied peel, almonds, raisins, and saffron. The top is iced and decorated, usually with Cyrillic letters standing for ‘Christ is risen’. “Traditionally during the Easter service, the kulich, which has been put into a basket and decorated with colorful flowers, is blessed by the priest.
This festive Holiday Pumpkin Bread recipe makes two wreaths so keep one wreath for yourself and give one away; or serve one, and make the other into Pumpkin Bread Pudding. These wreaths also make beautiful centerpieces for your Holiday dinner. I’ve got company coming for Thanksgiving Dinner so I plan to use one for a centerpiece and the other for bread pudding. Holiday Pumpkin BreadThe