Category Archives: Yeasty Things

Challah

This past weekend was Mother’s Day weekend, and there were so many things that made it perfect. First of all, it was warm… no, hot and sunny all weekend, which meant wearing shorts and t-shirts and having all the doors … Continue reading

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Beautiful Basic White Bread

Last week I saw a beautiful post from King Arthur Flour about braided rolls. The pictures were stunning, and I really wanted to make something that was lovely like that. Making bread is a little bit of science and love … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza

We’ve been having pizza night once a week at our house lately. For a while I was buying the fresh pizza dough from Trader Joe’s, but I started to wonder why I wasn’t just making the pizza dough from scratch. … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

We are coming up on Easter, and my friend Clare asked me if I was going to make hot cross buns for Good Friday. She said she had them growing up, made by her dad. I love that. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Cardamom Cinnamon Buns

I’d like to say that since our quarantine here at home, you know, due to the scary pandemic we are all facing, that I have buried myself in baking projects. But the truth is that I was already obsessed with … Continue reading

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Multigrain Sandwich Bread

I think it’s time for me to write about this fantastic bread. This recipe is from America’s Test Kitchen (sent to me by my neighbor Gage). I was looking for a soft multigrain bread that would work well for sandwiches … Continue reading

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Rustic White Bread

Last year, when I got together with Carol to learn how to make her wonderful Limpa Bread, she also gave me the recipe for the white bread she makes for special events. She wrote out the recipe for me with … Continue reading

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German Style Crumb Cake

This is another St. Louis thing. Another craving that comes from some deep memories that I can’t even put my finger on. When I first started thinking about making gooey butter cake, I think somehow I was really thinking about … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

This post is a long time coming. I am from St. Louis, and it seems to me that people from St. Louis feel very strongly about St. Louis; they have a fierce pride in their city, and all the cool … Continue reading

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Hamburger Buns

Last week, I wanted to make smashed burgers for dinner, but realized we didn’t have any hamburger buns. Not wanting to run out to the store, I decided to find a recipe and make them myself. Why not, right? So … Continue reading

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