Category Archives: Yeasty Things

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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Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

A couple of days ago I made a couple of loaves of whole wheat bread. I was trying to make something that would work for sandwich bread, and because I am compelled to experiment, I decided to make one of … Continue reading

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Limpa Bread (Swedish Rye)

The other day I went to visit my friend Carol. Somehow we got on the subject of bread. Maybe it was because I told her she had to come to my house and teach me how to make some of … Continue reading

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Belgian Sugar Waffles (Gaufres de Liège)

Imagine a hot croissant or brioche fresh out of the oven, bespeckled with bits of crispy, melt-in-your mouth sugar, and covered with crispy caramelized sugar in places, and you would be getting close. My friends Cheryl and Brian recently sent … Continue reading

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No Knead Bread

I wanted to find out what all the fuss was about with this No Knead bread business. My family and I were visiting family in St. Louis, and our friend Brian made a loaf – it was beautiful, and so … Continue reading

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