Potato Soup with Milk and Honey Bread

March in New England is a fickle beast. Temperatures in the 60’s with sunshine one week and 18 inches of wet, heavy snow the next, (great book reading weather!) I just finished a great little novel by Jenna Woginrich. The $4.99 ebook is called Birchthorn.  It’s suspenseful with great characters and plot twists. There’s a scene in it where…

Pumpkin Walnut Loaf with Chocolate Chips

October is upon us, which means pumpkin. We collect our ingredients in the sun strewn kitchen on this beautiful Sunday morning. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all spice speckled flour is incorporated into creamed butter and sugar. Alternate with pumpkin puree until mixture is smooth and orange in color. Chopped walnuts and a healthy dose of…

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Bread on Easter Sunday. It starts with active dry yeast and water. An egg, some milk and butter and a bit of sugar and salt are added. Flour is incorporated a bit at a time until a dough forms. The dough is kneaded until smooth and elastic. The dough is set in a bowl…

Orange Oat Bread

An orange nestled at the toe of the Christmas stocking is a well loved tradition in our family. I welcome the juxtaposition of a warm climate citrus fruit and the usual snowy winter weather of Christmas in New England. It’s a proper treat. This year I am using my Christmas orange in a hardy bread…

Whole Wheat Bread with Honey

The birds and squirrels are scurrying about on this chilly November day. The wind is blowing the yellow and brown leaves around as smoke pours out of the stove pipe on the top of our home. The fog on the windows betray the sun shining through the trees as to just how cold it really…

Banana Oat Bread

I seem to always have a few overly ripe bananas residing on my countertop. I typically use them in smoothies, but I also like to try different banana breads. I’ve made the typical banana walnut bread and banana chocolate chip bread, and now banana oat bread. So, if anyone has any others they think I might enjoy, leave…

Not so Semolina Bread

This weeks recipe for Tuesdays With Dorie is Semolina Bread. It can be found in the book, Baking with Julia on page 102. If you don’t have the book, you can also find the recipe on the blogs of the hosts for this week, Renee of The Way to my Family’s Heart and Anna of…