Homemade Multigrain Bagels

Oh Philosophy. Why do you have to be sooo… sooo… well… philosophical?? I am constantly reminded of how I felt in high school math: frustrated, uninterested, and counting the hours till it’s all over. Yes, I am real, yes God exists just  because I believe it’s true, and yes, I realize I am difficult to […]

Soft Homemade Pretzels

Pretzels!! I was so excited about this month’s First on the First challenge because: a) I love bread. b) I love salt. c) I love salty bread. This challenge again ranked up there as something I’ve kinda thought about trying but probably never would have if there hadn’t been a deadline and expectations.  This is why […]

Sticky Jubilee Cinnamon Buns

So, there seems to be some debate as to what actually constitutes a cinnamon bun. Is it a bun with icing, or can it be topped with brown sugar and butter? Is a sticky cinnamon bun really a chelsea bun? Does a cinnamon bun have nuts? Raisins? White sugar? Brown sugar? Are they cinnamon BUNS, […]

Whole Wheat Buns with Chia Seeds

I love homemade buns more than any sweet I could ever make. I know that’s saying a lot, but given the choice of fresh homemade bread or buns vs. baking I would choose the buns every time.  There’s nothing that beats the smell of homemade bread baking, and nothing that beats a warm, fresh piece […]

Nice Buns

I always have the best intentions of making my own bread and buns, but it pretty rarely turns into action. Not having a stand mixer is a good excuse, I figure, but not good enough, I know.  There really is nothing like the sense of accomplishment when, 60 million hours after starting, you pull fresh […]