Monthly Archives: November 2009

Honey Wheat Black Bread

Week Forty-Five: Potent or Unusual Flavors Today’s bread is one of those dark, slightly grain, soft-crusted, and boldly sweet types that people either can’t get enough of, or could care less about.  Personally, I fall into the latter category, preferring … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Bread

Week Forty-Five: Potent or Unusual Flavors When I decided on the theme for this week, I knew I had to include blue cheese somehow.  What more potent flavor could you add to bread?  I’ll admit, I merely like blue cheese; … Continue reading

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Spicy Peanut Bread

Week Forty-Five: Potent or Unusual Flavors I have not always had the best luck with peanuts in bread, though there have been exceptions.  When I saw this recipe, I knew I wanted to try it, but I had no idea … Continue reading

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Mimosa Biscuits

Week Forty-Five: Potent or Unusual Flavors In New Orleans, brunch is an altogether different beast than it is anywhere else I’ve lived.  I have a theory that it relates to the predominant Catholicism of the city, taking the whole “day of … Continue reading

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Rye Walnut Nigella Rolls

Week Forty-Five: Potent or Unusual Flavors “November’s cold chain, made of wet boots and rain.” (Tom Waits, “November”) These days are dreary, tinged by the withdrawal and contracting of everything around.  Days shrink, plants and trees and animals curl into … Continue reading

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