Rosemary and Sun Dried Tomato Whole Wheat Focaccia Bread

I have been on a bread making kick. First, I made dinner rolls for Thanksgiving. Then I made a French Brioche loaf around Christmas time. Remember my Overnight Cranberry Lemon Eggnog French Toast? That was my very own French Brioche loaf I used in that!And now I've made focaccia bread. I love focaccia bread with its soft texture and delicate flavors. So when I found a recipe to make skillet focaccia, I was doing my happy dance because I've been craving focaccia bread!It's quite easy to make for a yeast bread and you can virtually do no wrong when making it. Unless your yeast is too old, your water is too hot or not hot enough, or you added too much flour....more

Homemade Apple Cider Beer Batter Bread

Homemade beer batter bread is so easy and quick to make, it’s almost like making it from the box. While the box recipes simply add a bottle of beer and stir lightly, homemade beer batter bread recipes use anywhere from three to five ingredients depending on the recipe you choose to follow. I looked over dozens and tried a few in the past. None of them are really all that different from each other, but a couple of things stood out for me. So what I’m giving you here is my idea of what makes the best beer batter for what I call Homemade Apple Cider Beer Batter Bread....more

Cheeseburger Stuffed Buns

Focaccia with Blue Cheese Crumbles

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread that is soft in texture. Bakers often add indentions to the top of the dough to relieve bubbling on the surface of the bread....more

Dutch Oven French Bread

Homemade bread ranks somewhere in the same category as my love for chocolate, wine and cheese. However, something about actually making homemade bread myself has always intimidated me. Not only is it time-consuming but the thought of kneading bread has me stressed out just reading the directions. How will I know if I kneaded the bread enough? Too much? Is the dough springing back and elastic? These questions have always had me running far far away from adding yeast to anything....more