All posts in "Bread, Rolls, Biscuits"

Super Easy Buttermilk Biscuits

By admin / June 4, 2017

I absolutely love Buttermilk Biscuits. I order them at breakfast anytime I am traveling in the south.  For me, a good buttermilk biscuit and butter along with a strong cup of coffee make the perfect breakfast. The problem with making buttermilk biscuits (at least at my house) is that I almost never have buttermilk in […]



By admin / April 15, 2017

Getting back to basics. This recipe is the recipe my grandmother and her grandmother used. Simple and delicious. Be careful, the last time I made this recipe I had to make two more batches. They will disappear before you are done frying them! Check out this simple recipe by clicking next below.


Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

By admin / March 12, 2017

I came across this recipe for Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread which is made with buttermilk. This simple recipe is perfect to have on hand for St. Patrick’s day. Soda bread, in my opinion, fits into most any part of the day. I love it with a cup of coffee in the morning and I […]


Easy Jelly Donuts

By admin / December 7, 2016

Celebrate with these delicious and fluffy jelly doughnuts, or sufganiyot, as they’re called in Israel. You are going to love this recipe because it is made in a bag so it’s super easy to make and easier to clean up! As with all real bread, cakes and donuts you must eat them right away because homemade […]


Easy Beignets

By admin / October 12, 2016

These beignets are light, delicious, and easy to make. This recipe makes the perfect light dessert, an addition to a breakfast or brunch or an afternoon snack. Click next below to get this wonderful recipe. 


Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones

By admin / September 21, 2016

Scones have to be one of my all time favorite things to make…and eat. These Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones are quick and easy to make. There are many different types of scones but these have a wonderful combination of ingredients. They are a bit little tart due to the cranberries, lemon zest, and buttermilk, but […]


Portuguese Rolls

By admin / July 21, 2016

Portuguese rolls somehow are unlike other breads and roll. The texture is great and you know as soon as you pick up one the rolls that it is going to be good. The outside is delightfully crusty on the outside and light and airy in the center making it perfect for sandwiches and for absorbing […]


Olive Bread

By admin / April 25, 2016

Olive bread is often served in fine Italian restaurants and it is delicious. I haven’t ever made it, but I plan to. I found this recipe in my grandmother’s cookbook and will be making it tonight. I can’t wait to see how it turns out. Ingredients 3 cups bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon salt […]


Irish Soda Bread with Buttermilk

By admin / April 8, 2016

  We had a large gathering on Easter and my mom brought the most delicious soda bread I’ve ever eaten as a gift from one of her neighbors (Mrs. B.). I have always loved Irish Soda Bread and I buy it when I see it in the stores and bakeries. Some are better than others. […]


French Bread

By admin / February 23, 2016

Homemade French Bread will make any meal better. Admittedly, making bread from scratch requires a bit of time and effort. When I do make homemade bread I think of it as an event. It makes me feel like I’m at my grandmother’s house. I always plan a meal that goes well with my homemade French […]


Buttermilk Hushpuppies

By admin / September 16, 2015

Ingredients 1 quart vegetable oil for frying, or as needed 1 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs, room temperature 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar (optional) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup minced onion 4 green onions, minced Directions Heat 1 quart vegetable oil in […]


Pumpkin Scones

By admin / September 13, 2015

Pumpkin season is here. This is a great recipe for pumpkin scones. Tender and delicious and absolutely perfect with that cup of coffee or tea in the morning!! Ingredients 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]


Zucchini Cranberry Muffins

By admin / July 28, 2015

I’ve got a garden full of zucchini and will be posting creative recipes to use up this delicious crop.  Today it’s Zucchini Cranberry Muffins.  These muffins are great hot out of the oven, for breakfast/brunch, as a snack or served for dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 […]


Buttermilk Biscuits

By admin / June 23, 2015

Buttermilk biscuits are light, rich, tender and simply delicious.  This recipe is so simple but, believe it or not, I’ve screwed it up. Not overworking the dough is really important. If you overwork it, the biscuits will not be tender. Ingredients 2 cups flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. salt […]


Soft Pretzel Sticks

By admin / February 28, 2014

I love good bread and these soft pretzel sticks are a great snack with your favorite dipping sauce.  They also can be served as bread sticks on the side of a hearty soup.     Ingredients FOR THE PRETZELS: 1¼oz. Packet Active Dry Yeast (About 2¼ Teaspoons) 1½ cups Warm Water 1 Tablespoon Sugar 2 […]


Grilled Garlic Bread

By admin / April 23, 2013

Who doesn’t love garlic bread?  Some garlic bread is better than other garlic bread, however.  The best garlic bread I’ve ever eaten is a super simple recipe that a friend made when we were visiting.  It is a grilled garlic bread.  The grill imparts a flavor that is indescribable. Grilled garlic bread is easy to […]


Irish Soda Bread Scones

By admin / March 5, 2013

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I’m thinking about making Irish Soda Bread.  I found this recipe for Irish Soda Bread Scones which merge Irish Soda Bread and scones –  two of my favorite things.  Try serving these warm with a cup of tea or coffee! Ingredients 3 cups plain flour 1 cup […]


Challah Bread

By admin / March 5, 2013

Ingredients 1 cup warm water 2 pkgs. active dry yeast (or 4 1/2 tsp.) 1 large whole egg, lightly beaten 2 large egg yolks 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup + 1-1/2 tsp. sugar 4 to 5 cups bread flour 2 tsp. salt flour for dusting worktop oil or spray for greasing bowl 1 egg […]


Cinnamon Rolls

By admin / February 27, 2013

Cinnamon Rolls are delicious!  … especially when they are hot from the oven.  This recipe for cinnamon rolls is made with frozen pizza dough which will save you lots of time.  Frozen pizza dough is easy to find and easy to work with.  You can alter this recipe by adding nuts or raisins. Ingredients 1 […]


Grand’s Monkey Bread

By admin / November 9, 2012

Grand’s Monkey Bread will have your kitchen smelling so good that no one will be able to resist.  Warm, light and fluffy, and deliciously sweet, this monkey bread can rival a yeast dough monkey bread….and it requires a fraction of the time and effort. This recipe is for Mikaylee! Ingredients 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 […]


Flour Tortillas

By admin / August 17, 2012

Homemade flour tortillas remind me of my Grandmother’s cooking (even though my Grandmother was Italian).  These homemade flour tortillas are simple, real food that can make any filler taste gourmet. Use these flour tortillas to wrap your breakfast omelet, make a Mexican S’more, house your favorite fajita ingredients, make soft tacos, etc. Ingredients 2 cups […]


Easter Bread

By admin / April 3, 2012

Easter is just about here. One of the things that was always available in our house on Easter is Easter Bread or babka.  Below is a recipe for Easter Bread.  This sweet dough bread is delicious served with sweet butter. Ingredients 2 cups scalded milk 2 packages active dry yeast 1/4 cup + 1/2 cup […]


Boston Brown Bread

By admin / January 26, 2012

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup molasses 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2/3 cup raisins Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or coffee can. In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda […]


Herb Garlic Bread

By admin / October 11, 2011

Sometimes the recipes that are really simple are really the best. That would be the case here with Herb Garlic Bread. Just a few basic ingredients and you’ve got a wow addition to your meal. Ingredients 1 loaf of Italian bread or dinner rolls 3 cloves of garlic crushed 1 stick of butter softened 1/4 […]

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