Hearth Bread

This has been my go-to bread for over ten years. It makes great neighbor or teacher gifts at Christmas and is the perfect companion to any winter meal. Studded with fresh rosemary and topped with a salt crust, it’s irresistible straight out of the oven with a nice slather of butter. The only drawback of this loaf is that you […]

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Authentic Bagels

  Repeat after me, “Bagels are not hard to make.” Good.  Now, keep that in mind as you read on.  There are several steps, but they are NOT hard.  You can do this! Authentic bagels are always boiled before they are baked, which lends their distinctive chewy texture.  Legitimate bagels also make use of a long fermentation process to increase the […]

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