Dinner Rolls

INGREDIENTS   1/4 cup warm water (115 degrees) 2 packets (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups warm whole milk (115 degrees) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for bowl and pans 1/4 cup sugar 2 1/4 teaspoons salt 3 large eggs 6 to 6 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and…

Ciabatta Bread

So as I have been working on my bread baking skills, I have come to the realization that most good breads are created over a period of at least 24 hours. However there are a lot of good recipes that can be done in a day and this is one, it typically takes me about…

Russian Braided Bread

Ingredients Russian Braid Bread Ingredients: 3 – 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour ( I like to do half whole wheat) 2 1/4 teaspoons (1 package) instant yeast 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup canola oil 1 tablespoon white vinegar Filling- I like to brush with olive…

Granola bars

These are easy to make. Great source of quick fuel. I found that if I triple the recipe I can press it into a standard 9×12 baking sheet and it makes really nice sized bars. Tripled makes approx 24 bars Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats (I like to use the 5 grain breakfast cereal found…

Bagels

Ingredients 2 cups warm water, about 110 degrees F 2 (1/4-ounce) packets active dry yeast 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 5 to 6 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal Optional Toppings: 1/2 cup lightly toasted chopped onions (2 teaspoons each) 2 tablespoons poppy seeds (about…

Zucchini Bread

I’ve included my “healthified” changes in parenthesis. Mix well: 1 c oil (reduce for lower-fat: 1/2 c oil and 1/2 c plain greek yogurt) 3 eggs Add: 2 c sugar (reduce to 1 c sugar) 2 c zucchini (I like to reduce by 1/2 cup and add 1/2 cup shredded carrots) 2 c flour (I…