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Pretzel Knots, For The Last Time!

Week Fifty-Three: For The Last Time! And here we are.  It’s the very last bread of the year.  I’ve made sure to leave you with a good one, too. When I first made these pretzel knots, I was intrigued by … Continue reading

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Caramelized Garlic Bread, For The Last Time!

Week Fifty-Three: For The Last Time! This bread was a spectacular failure the first time I tried it.  I was attempting to recreate a bread that I’d never tried or seen in person, but the descriptions of which sounded too … Continue reading

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Arepas, For The Last Time!

Week Fifty-Three: For The Last Time! In the middle of making (or trying to make) arepas for the first time, I realized that plain corn meal is not the same thing as masarepa (arepa flour).  Not at all.  I had never … Continue reading

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Matzo, For The Last Time!

Week Fifty-Three: For The Last Time! When I first made matzo, there was one important thing that I neglected to mention.  Matzo, you see, is an unleavened bread; but you all knew that.  What some of you may not know … Continue reading

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Orange and Mint Bread, For The Last Time!

Week Fifty-Three: For The Last Time! And so, we come to my final week of bread.  Like I’ve done at the end of every three-month period so far, this week is devoted to righting all my bready wrongs.  It’s the … Continue reading

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Challah

Week Fifty-Two: Christmas Breads I feel safe in offering up challah as the final bread in this week of Christmas breads; for challah, like the bagel, has long ago entered the panary repertoire of the goyim, no longer a strange … Continue reading

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Kolach (Ukranian Christmas Bread)

Week Fifty-Two: Christmas Breads In the Ukraine, bread is such a significant part of everyday life that there is an old and, now, formal way of greeting that involves an elaborate presentation of bread and salt, two main dietary staples. … Continue reading

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Wild Rice and Cranberry Rolls

Week Fifty-One: Gift Breads This last gift bread is a very versatile one; originally titled “morning rolls”, they would make a fine alternative to the typically saccharine “special houseguest” breakfast  of pancakes, sticky buns, French toast, or waffles.  The dough … Continue reading

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Freezer Biscuits

Week Fifty-One: Gift Breads This bread isn’t so much a gift for others as it is a gift for you, the host or hostess with sleepover guests.  Sure, we’d all love to have our guests wake up to visions of … Continue reading

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Olive, Cheese, and Salami Quick Bread

Week Fifty-One: Gift Breads Yes, Christmas is next week. And though the time has flown by for me too, I won’t bore you with more talk of “OMG!can you believe it!!1!”  What it really means is that you’ll be invited to someone’s … Continue reading

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