• Bread

    Sandwich and Soup Rolls

    Recipe adapted from Allrecipes.com This recipe is fool proof and easy to make. It doesn’t matter how you shape this dough. Round, crescent shaped, etc these rolls are soft and lightly sweet. These rolls are great to dip in a warm soup or use as a sandwich bread. First, you warm up 1/2 c. water and 1/2 c. milk. The right temperature is 110-115 degrees or about 1 minute and 10 seconds warmed up in the microwave. If you are using a stand up mixer, add 1/3 c. granulated white sugar in the bowl, then the warm milk/water mixture. Then, add 2.5 tsp active dry yeast and stir. This picture below is an…

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    Martha Stewart’s Banana Bread

    Recipe adapted from the Queen herself, Martha Stewart. I’ve never met anyone that didn’t like banana bread. Banana bread is a staple around here for breakfasts and snacks. You can add nuts and chocolate chips to bananas and it’s always going to be a winner. However, this recipe you don’t need neither and it will still be a hit. The key to a good banana bread are over ripe bananas. You have to have brown spots on the skin! These bananas up above could still get a little more brown for this recipe. First, you cream the room temperature butter and sugar together. Next, cream the vanilla and eggs. Add the sour cream…

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    Classic White Bread

    Recipe adapted from Si at The Bountiful Kitchen. This is a great recipe to try if your new or haven’t been successful in bread making. The key is first, starting off with activated yeast. Place warm water in a bowl with the yeast and sugar. Wait at least 5 minutes until bubbles start to foam. Warm water should be between 110-115 degrees. If the water is not warm enough, it will not activate the yeast. If its too hot, it will kill the yeast. I usually warm my water in the microwave in a microwaveable glass measuring cup. I’ve estimated time for warm water to be around 1 minute and 5 seconds give…