Wednesday Baking: Cranberry Pecan Bread

We are having sandwiches for dinner tonight. Not just a regular old sandwich, though. This will be the Cheddar and Ham Sandwich from Tom Colicchio's book, 'wichcraft. If you love sandwiches, and like to try new and interesting (and delicious!) sandwiches, I recommend the book. Anyway, this one calls for cranberry pecan bread. Now, when … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Cranberry Pecan Bread

Wednesday Baking: Pao de Quejo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) Gluten Free

Our youngest daughter is married to a Brazilian. Not only is he an exceptional handyman and can fix just about anything, we also have been introduced to these yummy, cheesy snacks. They are easy to make, only takeĀ a few ingredients (although most people probably will need to get some tapioca flour), and everyone loves them. … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Pao de Quejo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) Gluten Free

Wednesday Baking: Foolproof Pan Pizza

Who doesn't love a good pan pizza? That thick, chewy crust, with its crisp outside and enough substance to hold up to plenty of toppings. A good thick crust pizza is almost fried on the bottom and has a distinctive chewy texture. This recipe, from theĀ Serious Eats blog, gives exactly that result at home. The … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Foolproof Pan Pizza

Baking Wednesday: Gluten Free Mexican Wedding Cakes

Our middle daughter was diagnosed this year as non-Celiac gluten intolerant. She doesn't live with us anymore, but she does come by for dinner sometimes, and is often here to watch football on Sundays. And she will be here for Thanksgiving and our Christmas family get-together. I don't plan to do all gluten free baking … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: Gluten Free Mexican Wedding Cakes

Wednesday Baking: Brownie Bites

Who doesn't love brownies? Chewy, chocolatey goodness. With or without nuts, they are a staple of baking. I don't bake brownies often, usually because a standard brownie recipe makes too much for just the two of us here. Not that I object to come chocolate love, but we try not to have sweets around too … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Brownie Bites

Baking Wednesday: English Muffins, Part Two

Does the idea of a toasted English muffin with butter melting into all those nooks and crannies make your mouth water? I know it does mine. I love good old toasted bread with breakfast, but an English muffin can raise a simple breakfast to the fancy. Most references I found trace the English muffin back … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: English Muffins, Part Two