Traditional Sourdough Bread

And there it is!  The first loaf of sourdough bread from my homegrown sourdough starter.  It tasted just as good as it looks.  I guess some good has come from being in quarantine, I’ve always wanted to grow a sourdough starter and have never had the time. 3 1/2 – 3 3/4 cups flour, divided … Continue reading

Sourdough Starter

I love sourdough bread, it’s one of my favorite things to eat and I’ve always wanted to make my own sourdough starter but it requires some time to get going and I’ve never really had that kind of time until now.  Quarantine time is the perfect time to make a sourdough starter so I did!  … Continue reading

No Rise Slow Cooker Basil Pesto Bread

Did you guys know that you can make bread in your crock pot or slow cooker? Neither did I!  It is gloriously delicious, especially if you love pesto like me!  (More quarantine baking experiments.) 2 1/4 teaspoons or 1 envelope active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water, about 105 degrees 3 … Continue reading

No Knead Skillet Focaccia

You know what the worst part of being quarantined for me is?  Not being able to bake for all my friends who are also in quarantine.  Seriously. My daughter bought a new cast iron skillet so I had to try it out and this focaccia was just the ticket.  It turned out delicious. 2 cups … Continue reading

Holiday Eggnog Quick Bread

What’s Christmas without eggnog? bread 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup eggnog 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt icing 1 cup powdered sugar 2 – 4 tablespoons eggnog dash of nutmeg nutmeg for sprinkling 1  … Continue reading