Easy French Bread

Quick & Easy French Bread

I love a nice warm, fresh out of the oven loaf of bread.  Easy French Bread is the perfect addition to any meal as far as I’m concerned. The only downside to fresh, homemade bread is that it can take a bit of time. Proofing, rising, rolling, rising etc. Today’s recipe is a quick and easy one. It may not be quite as quick as the 30 Minute Roll recipe I have on my blog but it is pretty close. This recipe makes one nice size loaf or two smaller [Continue Reading...]

Challah Bread

Challah Bread

Tomorrow begins the seven day celebration of Passover.  Although we do  not celebrate Passover at our house I do enjoying making Challah Bread.  Challah bread is a traditional Jewish style bread that is often served on the Jewish Sabbath and special holidays. According to Wikipedia: ….”Jewish tradition, the three Sabbath meals and two holiday meals each begin with two complete loaves of bread. This “double loaf”  commemorates the manna that fell from the heavens when the Israelites wandered in the desert for forty years after the Exodus from Egypt. The [Continue Reading...]

Monkey Bread

monkey

Note:  Only three more days until I leave for London!  Can you tell I’m excited?!?!?  I am hoping to blog on my daughter’s computer while I am there but I am also working hard to get a bunch of posts done before I go so you won’t be too lonely if posting from England and France doesn’t work out! I am not sure why this recipe is called Monkey Bread.  I have had it in my recipe collection for over 25 years and still don’t know why?  Anyone out there [Continue Reading...]