Category Archives: Bread/Pastry

New Year, New (Herb Garlic) Party Bread

We are far enough into the new year that I figure some of you have begun to backslide on that resolution to cut carbs. What better time to feature a new recipe for party bread? I have two recipes in … Continue reading

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Sausage Stuffing

So… yeh… this is not, really “stuffing,” because I do not, actually, put it inside the bird on the big day. It is, however, very, very good, and pretty simple to toss together so, why not follow my family’s tradition, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Pizza Dough

Yeh. I could buy my za! dough at the market; but why should I? This dough is wicked simple to toss together and make with a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook; and it is wicked flexible, too! Start … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bread Machine French Bread

So, yeh, bread is no longer a regular part of our diet, but sometimes, you just want you some. And fresh, warm bread is really hard to pass up, especially when it is sweet honey French bread, tossed together with … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caprese Za!

It’s late August in North America and, even if you don’t have a big pot o’ basil on your front porch and a local family farm practically begging you to take their tomatoes off their hands; you more than likely … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy in a good way. I have a very good local spice merchant – – tho’ they also do a fine job with orders over teh interwebs – Penzey’s. Their prices are good, service excellent, and I love, Love, LOVE … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Brioche

We were in New Orleans. In August. Not an optimal time to visit, but, my husband was presenting at a conference and we’d never been and friends had interesting restaurant recommendations and, there we were; melting just a little bit … Continue reading

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Parfait! Garlic Parsley Rolls

A couple of years ago, my mom-in-law gave me a bunch of cooking pamphlets and recipes she’d collected over the years, and then decided she wasn’t likely to be using them. Lucky me, I love stuff like that! And so … Continue reading

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Lemon Crunch Cupcakes

I was going through the rack of cookbooks I have downstairs (as opposed to the stacks and racks of cookbooks I have all over the rest of the house), and came across a 1973 recipe book from the editors of … Continue reading

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Parfait! No Yeast – BEER! – Pizza Dough

I have a bunch of different za! dough recipes banging around this here blog thing-y, and I am pretty darned pleased with several of them, but for sheer speed and taste and ease of tossing together at the last possible … Continue reading

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