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A Meal for Any Occasion

Photo by Stephen HamiltonWhen I first started grilling and barbecuing in earnest, everyone I met from the West Coast would reply to the statement that California has no barbecue with, “Yes, we do. We have the tri-tip.”The first time I ever tasted a tri-tip steak, it was prepared in the ...

Yeast-Free Sourdough Starter Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/CalypsoArt.Yields 1 portion.Ingredients:2 cups flour2 cups water2 teaspoons sugarDirections:In a large bowl, mix together flour, water, and sugar. Transfer to a crock. Cover with a towel, and store in a warm place. Stir starter once a day. It will begin bubbling and ...

Sourdough Rye Bread Recipe

Sourdough Rye Bread. Photo by Getty Images/vanillla.Yields 1 large loaf.Ingredients:3/4 cup warm water (105 to 115 F)2 teaspoons sugar1 package (.25 ounce) active dry yeast2-1/2 to 3 cups rye flour, divided3/4 cup whole-wheat flour2 teaspoons salt1 cup sourdough starterDirections:In a glass ...

Sourdough Recipes

Sourdough starter makes delicious loaves of bread and other baked goods. Photo by Getty Images/Sedaeva.More and more people are baking their own breads these days, for a few simple reasons — it’s less expensive, it’s healthier and better-tasting, it makes the house smell amazing, and ...

Quick Sourdough Starter Recipe

Photo by Getty Images/Sohadiszno.Yields 1 portion.Ingredients:1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 F)1/2 teaspoon sugar1 package (.25 ounce) active dry yeast1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup whole-wheat flour3/4 cup waterDirections:In a glass measuring cup, combine water and sugar. Stir in yeast, and ...

Handmade Bread Recipes

A batch of homemade bread dough is ready to be baked. Photo by Getty Images/Ann_ZhuravlevaI was fortunate enough to grow up with a mother who cooked nearly everything from scratch. In addition to cooking meals and packing lunches for our large family, she also began baking bread when I was ...

Easy Bread Recipes

Since the weather outside is still a bit frightful, now is the perfect time to turn on the oven and bake some homemade goodies for the family. Not only will you get to enjoy the tasty goodness of your baking efforts, but you’ll also fill the house with the warmth and aroma of fresh-baked ...

Grilled Applesauce Sandwiches

Our family homeschools, and we are always looking for quick, easy lunch options. We seem to get into a “food routine” just like we do our class time. In my quest, I rediscovered this recipe that I had found from Taste of Home a few years ago. We all liked it but for some reason had never ...

Baking Homemade Rolls for the Holidays

I love this time of year, with the holidays coming up and the cooler, OK colder, weather starting. This is the time of year when I love to bake. The wonderful smells that fill my house and the warmth from the stove evokes memories of my childhood. I have fond memories of making candy, pies and ...

How to Make Danish Sourdough Rye Bread

Dedicated to my good friend Roberta who once told me that sourdough is the healthiest kind of bread.Some researchers and health practitioners say that fermented food products are very good for you. We’ve all heard of the benefits of pro-biotics. Let’s just state for the record that I’m ...

Trying an Ancient Wheat

Over the last 10 years, I've done a lot of reading and learning about food. I've been a "raw-foody," a vegan (briefly, but I felt better than I had in decades doing this ... I just couldn't keep it up with a young homeschooling family to care for who did NOT want anything to do with my food ...

Bake Your Own Rolls in the Bread Maker

Baking rolls and pizza dough, like bread, is not difficult, but it takes time. To help make it easier I use the shortcut of the bread maker. Rolls have to be shaped, so it’s not put it in and forget it, but close…This is the recipe I use for homemade hamburger/hotdog buns. I think once you ...

English Muffins Are Easy to Make

Every once in a while I get a hankering for something dough-y. A magazine seen on the display rack at Tractor Supply once inspired me to start making the easiest and tastiest homemade bread I’ve ever made so far. It was from a Grit publication called Grit Country Skills Series - Guide to ...

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