The sounds of Jingle Bells and White Christmas played in the background while Charlie, my beautiful, blue-eyed, husky-mix lay contently on the kitchen floor. Charlie was watching me bake, hoping for a morsel or two, but it wasn’t going to happen. This biscotti, enveloped in nuts and orange rind, was for a special get together that evening. No sharing until I got to the Christmas
Rolls are always in fashion as far as I’m concerned, but especially during the Holidays. They are such an easy and satisfying way to feed and please a crowd. Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner in the U.S., I decided to post a round up of rolls recipes that I’ve featured on Bread Experience over the years. Turns out, I had fifteen of them.
The monthly challenge for the Sourdough Surprises Baking Group is Hot Cross Buns. As it happens, the 20th of the month (the day we normally post our breads) falls on Easter. And, my youngest son is celebrating his birthday this week. So I made these Sourdough Hot Cross Buns to commemorate both occasions. I combined the ingredients from two different recipes and came up with
It all started a few weeks ago, when Carola, one of my virtual bread-baking buddies, posted a photo of her Santa Bread. It was so cute, I had to try it. Fast forward several weeks and several Santa’s later. That’s how many times I’ve made Santa Bread. I used the same recipe for the first two attempts, but on the third attempt, I decided the
They say it’s better to give than receive. I’ve found this to be true, especially when it involves bread-baking. I love to bake bread and sharing it with others just makes it more special. Giving the gift of bread during the Holidays is a wonderful way to do something you enjoy and bless the recipient as well. A double blessing. I wanted to make a