Favorite Rye Bread

Favorite Rye Bread

Favorite Rye Bread

Are you a fan of rye bread?  My husband Gene just loves it, especially toasted with a little butter.  Even if rye is not at the top of your list, I think you’ll like this one –  the flavor isn’t overbearing.  This rye bread has a nice texture, not too dry like some, but it still maintains that delicious rye crust we’re all accustomed to. Continue reading

Tender Wheat Bread

Tender Wheat Bread

Tender Wheat Bread

Mom made homemade bread a lot...all different varieties of yeast breads & rolls, stollens, biscuits, sourdough, English muffins, bagels, etc. In fact, she used to buy flour & shortening in huge drum bins, & whole wheat in bulk bags. We had an electric wheat grinder that she used to grind the wheat kernels fresh for each batch. Spoiled? Yes, please! Being around the smell of fresh baked bread, kneading & baking right along side of her, gave me a passion for bread baking as well. Continue reading

Finnish Sweet Cardamom Raisin (Cranberry) Bread – A Recipe Review

I’ve been looking for a really good Cardamom Bread recipe, and I’m so fortunate to have found the perfect one over at Epicurious, with Finnish Sweet Cardamom Raisin Bread.  The ingredients were just what I was hoping for; not too much sugar, a healthy but not overwhelming amount of Cardamom, and a light egg yolk wash for the perfect finish (no pun intended).

Finnish Sweet Cardamom Cranberry Bread

Finnish Sweet Cardamom Cranberry Bread

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