bake: jalapeno cheddar bread.

By now, you know I love baking bread–especially the no knead variety cooked in a dutch oven and steamed perfectly for a crisply outer shell. Enter my kicked of version of a simple no knead bread. To this dough, I added three generously large jalapenos to the dough, as well as heaping cups of cheddarContinue reading “bake: jalapeno cheddar bread.”

cinnamon swirl.

The smell of butter and cinnamon and sugar baking into a melted delicious yeast bread is my total jam. There’s nothing better, especially when a Nor’Easter outside whips winds and threatens the power on several occasions (good thing for gas ovens!). This is a simple cinnamon swirl country loaf. No raisins. No frills. Just deliciousness.Continue reading “cinnamon swirl.”

cuban round bread (finished).

The finished product–gorgeous, crusty Cuban round bread (from a few weeks back). This is baked in a steam bath oven and it comes out with a beautiful crunchy outside, chewy middle. You can check out more snaps at the baking flickr set (its new! I’ve finally decided to actually catalog the millions of food photosContinue reading “cuban round bread (finished).”