Crusty Sourdough Boule!

April 20, 2015
106I can't play the violin. I can't dance like Justin Bieber. But I can produce a fantastic sourdough boule! By "fantastic," I mean a boule that boasts a crackling-crisp crust, a soft, chewy interior, and a tart, tangy flavor. Watch me make this blissful bliss: Read more »

Sourdough Sandwich Loaf

March 27, 2015
076Ah, sourdough bread. I love the tangy taste, the firm crust, and the soft, chewy interior. It's the oldest leavened bread in the world, and it's remarkably simple to make. Read more »

Sourdough Pancakes!

March 18, 2015
054I probably love these pancakes more than I should. They are slightly tangy, slightly bread-y, and screamingly delicious. They are also easy to digest, since the flour in the batter is completely fermented. Ready for a new taste-sensation? Make these cakes for breakfast! Read more »

How I Make Sourdough Starter

March 14, 2015
026Wanna take a walk on the wild side? Then join me in the kitchen today, because I'd like to show you how to make your own sourdough starter. Read more »

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

March 11, 2015
IMG_9404I LOVE IRISH SODA BREAD. It's fast. It's easy. Make it with coarsely-ground whole wheat (or "graham") flour and a little brown sugar, as I do, and you'll find it's magically delicious. Read more »

Pretzel Rolls!

February 17, 2015
095There's nothing I don't love about pretzel rolls. I love their bronzed, sexy outsides, and their deliciously-chewy interiors. You can't beat 'em for hamburger buns. And get this -- the rolls are really easy to make! Read more »

A Better Focaccia

January 16, 2015
043It's bitterly-cold here in New York's Hudson Valley. It's dang cold in my kitchen, too. To warm my soul, this morning I fired up the oven and baked a great big loaf of focaccia. Who wants to taste this fabulicious flatbread? Read more »