Yeast Breads

May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Honey White Challah

May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Honey White Challah

May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from the Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah! Using recipes from all over and tips from “A Taste of Challah” by Tamar Ansh, she encouraged us to bake beautifully braided breads. Well…..I had never made challah before. I chose to try the Challah Honey […]

Spiraled Coffee Cake

I’m glad to say that it’s the end of a very long week. And, we are nearing the beginning of summer break. This means that in the near future there will be much more baking and many more posts. If you didn’t already know, I’ve planed to commit my summer to baking and trying to […]

Pesto Rolls and Musings

Pesto Rolls and Musings

The third recipe I baked out of the Art and Soul of Baking was for pesto rolls. (my second recipe was for the pizza dough. I’ll write about pizza some other time) The first time, I made the bread rolls as directed;rolls about the size of  hamburger buns. I used them to make a grilled […]

Nazook: April’s Daring Bakers Challenge

Nazook: April’s Daring Bakers Challenge

The Daring Bakers’ April 2012 challenge, hosted by Jason at Daily Candor, were two Armenian standards: nazook and nutmeg cake. Nazook is a layered yeasted dough pastry with a sweet filling, and nutmeg cake is a fragrant, nutty coffee-style cake. Equipment large bowl medium bowl baking/ cookie sheets pastry brush rolling pin crinkle cutter, or […]