Monthly Archives: March 2009

Rustic Dinner Rolls

Week Ten: Dinner Rolls This recipe has the adjective “rustic” in the title, which is basically culinary shorthand for “it doesn’t have to look pretty, and probably won’t, but it will be charming nonetheless”.  These rolls are my favorite type … Continue reading

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White Bread Knots

Week Ten: Dinner Rolls   I was pleasantly surprised by this recipe.  Shocked, even.  You see, I dislike your typical white bread knots.  The fancy shape is usually there to cover up lackluster taste, to make you overlook subpar texture … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Bread

Week Ten: Dinner Rolls This bread is a standard in my grandmother’s kitchen.  My Kentucky-born-and-bred, dairy-farm-living, country-cooking grandmother.  You can find it in the grocery stores, sold as “Hawaiian Bread”, but I’ve also seen it called “Portuguese Sweet Bread”.  Me, … Continue reading

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Honey Wheat Rolls

Week Ten: Dinner Rolls Right then.  I’ll be honest: I have nothing insightful to say about this bread.  It’s a fairly standard, soft-crusted, whole-wheat dinner roll.  I know, I had that lengthy and insightful discussion of yeast yesterday; but I … Continue reading

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Dark “Steakhouse” Rolls

 Week Ten: Dinner Rolls All right, y’all.  I think it’s high time we had the talk.  You know, the birds and the bees, and all that.  I’m talking about the one living (as in actually alive) part of your bread, … Continue reading

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Cloverleaf Rolls

Week Ten: Dinner Rolls I think everyone in America must have their own memory of cloverleaf rolls.  Maybe you had them every Thanksgiving beside the turkey and cranberry sauce, maybe your grandmother made them for Sunday dinner.  Me, I remember … Continue reading

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Apologies…

…but I have no post for today.  You may have noticed last week that I mentioned I was out of the country; and sometimes flights are delayed, which make you miss connecting flights.  So I have no bread to talk … Continue reading

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