Anadama Bread

A bread full of seeds and goodness….why the weird name? Keep reading. . . . → Read More: Anadama Bread

Onion-Rosemary Bread

I decided to turn over a new leaf.  (Let’s see how long it will last, shall we?)

Over the holiday break, I decided to go through my stash of recipe books, clippings, magazines, etc.  It was quite an undertaking, something that I am still in the process of sorting.

I found a couple of local . . . → Read More: Onion-Rosemary Bread

French Peasant Bread

Sunday was cold, dreary, snowy, sleety, icy….need I say more?

What was needed was a good bowl of potato soup and a crusty piece of bread.

This is a great bread when you don’t have a lot of time to knead and shape.   And, it is delicious.

French Peasant Bread slightly adapted from Jambalaya . . . → Read More: French Peasant Bread

“Bread for the Dead” on Día de Muertos

I made Pan de Muerto for my Cooks the Books post this month. We all read Barbara Kingsolver’s “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral.” . . . → Read More: “Bread for the Dead” on Día de Muertos

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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