bread

Bread Winner

When it comes to bread, not all of us can resist home-baked varieties, the puffy pillowy kind or the crusty-on-the-outside and soft-on-the-inside loaves baked to eat as soon as they cool. Check out this easy-to-bake garden bread infused with herbs.  

Sweet Loaf

You won’t want to skimp on the eggs with this bread recipe. It’s perfectly rich, courtesy of our Austin baker man. He modified the variation he learned from his grandmother to continue the sweet tradition. Portuguese sweet bread 4-5 loaves (half-batch) 2.5 lbs flour (That’s the starting point, though you’ll probably need another one or two …

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Baker in disguise

I’ve seen a few good men turn out perfect peach cobbler at the campsite, but that’s no wonder. They’ve been preparing the dutch oven dessert for years. What really marked surprise was discovering that our neighbor is a baker in disguise. He keeps busy working with the law, staying active with his family, and training to look like a …

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As if you didn’t know . . . potlucks please the palate

Establish time, date, place. Add generous mix of people who sustain various corners of food community. Embellish with potluck selections to create an amazing dish array. That’s how it came together Sunday in Austin. If you were among the participants and guests at this potluck at Penny’s, may we concur that the meal was paradise on a plate? Regrets that The Cookery doesn’t have …

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