Category Archives: Breads

How to Make French Toast

French toast is delicious. Cut in sticks and dipped in syrup or eaten with a fork and knife, it just seems special. This recipe is one of my family’s favorites. Try a special syrup – real maple, or even berry … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Pecan Jumbo Muffins

I love the ease of these muffins. Make up a few mixes ahead of time, and you can have them on your brunch table in 35 minutes. How’s that for making breakfast easy?? These are jumbo muffins because they’re absolutely … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

I’m a big fan of pumpkin, but I’m just as likely to make pumpkin muffins in June as in October and November. It doesn’t have to be fall for me to get in the “pumpkin pie spice” mood. But if … Continue reading

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Maple Chai French Toast Bake

My family loves French toast. But I don’t love all the messy dipping, attempting to get the soaked bread to the griddle without creating a lake of egg and milk on the counter, and how making French toast inevitably means … Continue reading

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Homemade buns in under an hour (hamburger, sub roll, or hot dog)

Yes, I know what you’re thinking: didn’t we already post a homemade bun recipe?? (Yes, we did.) But that recipe requires a respectable rising time, and so there’s no last-minute switching possible: if you haven’t started the dough several hours … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Showdown!: Homemade v. Store-bought

My kids really enjoy getting a soft pretzel for a special treat. And I like to, as well – so it’s not hard to convince me to spend a few dollars on one to share! It’s something my kids have … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade French Bread Pizza

Making homemade French Bread is one of my favorite things. It always makes me wish I did it at least once a week. Inevitably, however, I’ll end up with leftovers that need to be eaten rather quickly or else I … Continue reading

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