Monthly Archives: July 2009

Pumpkin Yeast Bread

Week Thirty-One: Breads With… Foods When you see the words “pumpkin bread”, about 90% of the time they’re referring to a soft quick bread.  Chocolate may or may not be included.  And with good reason, too: vegetable or fruit purées … Continue reading

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Fava Bean Flatbread

Week Thirty-One: Breads With… Foods I’m not sure why my corner grocery store had fava beans this week, but have them they did.  Perhaps it’s the unseasonably cool Summer we’ve had (not one day above 90º! not one!), tricking the plants … Continue reading

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Eggplant Buckwheat Bread

Week Thirty-One: Breads With… Foods When I decided to make eggplant bread, I knew I wanted something earthy.  See, I decided the best way to incorporate eggplant into bread was to roast it, turning it into a soft and caramelized … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Basil Bread

Week Thirty-One: Breads With… Foods I never liked tomatoes while growing up.  I’m not sure what it was about them, but I just didn’t like them.  My mother never really cooked with them, aside from their inclusion in her beloved … Continue reading

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Mushroom Semolina Corn Muffins

Week Thirty-One: Breads With… Foods A few weeks ago, I featured a week of breads made with fruits, followed by a week of breads made with vegetables.  But during those two weeks, I ran across many foods that can’t be … Continue reading

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Dog Biscuits

Week Thirty: Dog Biscuits Oh, I can’t resist a pun. What better way to end a week of biscuits than with a treat for those happy little guys who make walking through the door every day such a pleasure?  Full … Continue reading

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Angel Biscuits

Week Thirty: Biscuits Southerners, with their soft white flour, have had a long love affair with the biscuit, and jump on every recipe that promises to deliver the lightest, fluffiest, softest biscuit ever.  To many, myself included, there’s not a whole … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Pepper Biscuits

Week Thirty: Biscuits One easy way to change the flavor and character of a biscuit is to substitute a different grain for some of the wheat flour.  In the South, also known as the Land of Biscuits, people have long … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Week Thirty: Biscuits I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I don’t think there’s a man, woman, or child in this country that doesn’t enjoy a good biscuit.  But sometimes, you want something a bit more special, a … Continue reading

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Sticky Biscuits

Week Thirty: Biscuits I know the problem.  You’ve just woken up, and you’ve been stricken with a craving.  Wherever it came from, all you know is you want something sweet and gooey, something bready and spicy.  You want that mouth-watering smell to … Continue reading

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