Category Archives: Yeasty Things

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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