Tag Archives: Bread

Chicken and Sausage Soup

This was the end of the line for several dinners and lunches. I kept adding this and that to the soup, and each iteration seemed more delicious than the last. The focaccia was the star of this show, though, smartly … Continue reading

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Overnight Boule

Boule, from the French for “ball”, is a traditional shape of French bread, resembling a squashed ball. It is a rustic loaf shape that can be made of any type of flour. A boule can be leavened with commercial yeast, … Continue reading

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Provolone Pizza

  That bruschetta is pure gold for turning something ordinary into something that really sings! A slice of provolone on each piece of leftover pizza, topped with a generous amount of the bruschetta, provided a wonderful lunch the next day.  … Continue reading

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Lickety-Split Rustic Dinner Rolls

The key word here is “rustic”!  These are not to be confused the gorgeous Parkerhouse Rolls, but they taste just about the same to me. This is one of the few things for which I actually use a recipe.  I … Continue reading

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Breakfast Brown Bread – with seeds

Inspired by all of the delicious-looking brown breads that I see at Schnippelboy, I ventured out.  I started with a recipe for Anadama Bread and added a lot of seeds, probably too many. I look forward to having a slice this morning … Continue reading

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Three Pepper Supreme Cheeseburger 

Summer has definitely arrived in our desert.  The good part is that lovely green chilis are starting to show up in earnest.  We have some kind most of the year, but as summer arrives, and turns to fall, the harvest … Continue reading

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Impulse Biscuits

  I was watching a YouTube video of someone making “Cowboy Biscuits” by using newspaper as a mixing place instead of a bowl.  This seemed unappealing to me, albeit easy to fold up and throw away.  I reckoned that washing out … Continue reading

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French Toast Double Play

  For our special breakfast last Sunday we substituted French toast for the requisite blueberry pancakes.  There were (by design, of course) enough pieces left over for bedtime snacks for Mr. Night Owl and/or after-dinner desserts. Here you see the toast, warmed … Continue reading

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Arizona Sourdough Bread

I’m happy to report that the sourdough bread came out perfectly!  My new starter has a ways to go before it is as sour as my ten-year old one that I had had going in California for all those years. … Continue reading

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Cheese Bread, Light

Just before popping them into the oven. What are those little dots? That is a heaping helping of teff, an Ethiopian grain. The word itself means “lost”, I’ve read. And I can see how that is. If one of the … Continue reading

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Round Pizza

In the “duh” department . . . If one intends a round shape, it is easier to start with round, as opposed to square. When my dough comes out of the bread machine, it is quite easy to shape, but … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

New post at ANIMALS SPOTTED. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, I probably tried to bake cornbread in my cast iron skillet. I have had the skillet for at least fifty years and used the heck out … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

   These were pretty messy to make, but they definitely provided the chewiness that Soup Boy was looking for to dunk into the split pea and lentil soup today.  I think I will go back to more regulation sourdough, although … Continue reading

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Bread Blister

interesting aberration at the upper right.  This happens on pizza now and then, but pizza is baked a hundred degrees hotter than this was. Everything you see was baked at the same time at 400 degrees F.  Please take no … Continue reading

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More Rolls Tomorrow

There’s just one of these left, so tomorrow I know what I will be doing. These rolls really make wonderful hot panini sandwiches. Today there was honey ham, chipotle Gouda cheese, roasted red peppers, and grilled onions as it cooked, … Continue reading

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My Version of a Veggie Burger

I’ve tried the burgers made from grains and beans; I’ve even made my own. If I am going to eat a veggie burger, it will look like this – a “burger” made from veggies. Actually, this must be a “Cheeseveggieburger”, … Continue reading

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Cream of Turkey Soup Plus

This is the swan song of a nine-pound turkey breast that has served us well over the last few days. The picture can’t begin to convey how really delicious everything shown actually was – so flavorful. The soup itself was … Continue reading

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Dansk Burger

Today’s Safeway $5. special is Havarti cheese. What is better than Havarti cheese? At the moment, not a single thing comes to mind . . . except if this is what happens at lunch time. What? You can’t see the … Continue reading

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Bread Brain

We go through a lot of bread, and one of our favorites is focaccia. I’ve talked about it before, but here is a nice picture of what we had a few days ago. But what intrigues me about this picture … Continue reading

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Instant Breadsticks

Here is an example of instant breadsticks. They are crispy and delicious. Just prepare what you will eat at that meal, because like regular breadsticks, they will get too hard after about an hour out of the toaster oven. On … Continue reading

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