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Easy Sourdough Bread (Bread Machine)

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Easy Sourdough Bread (Bread Machine)

This Easy Sourdough Bread in the bread machine is a simple solution for busy people. Make a really delicious sourdough style loaf without the work involved in looking after a sourdough starter. What is Sourdough Bread? Sourdough is bread made from naturally occurring yeasts and bacteria.  A true sourdough is made from a starter that ferments and creates these natural yeasts, this will take at least 3 days.  You use some of the starter to make your loaf then feed the remaining starter with more flour and water every two days to keep it alive.  Easy Sourdough Bread Sourdough is...

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Bread for Beginners: Sandwich Bread Recipe

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Bread for Beginners: Sandwich Bread Recipe

A few months ago I decided I'd like to try baking all our bread instead of buying some of it at the store. I was already baking about half of what we eat, but was tired of getting cheap grocery store bread that was full of junk (and the nice stuff is pricey!!). So I tried out a bunch of different recipes, tweaked my favorite, and baked my heart out. Little did I know that a couple months later, there would be a serious bread shortage in stores! I'm so glad I was already in the habit of baking all...

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Last week we reviewed Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, and we’ve already shared a fantastic recipe for Moroccan Flaky Chicken and Almond Pie

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Last week we reviewed Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, and we’ve already shared a fantastic recipe for Moroccan Flaky Chicken and Almond Pie

Today, we give you another recipe from the book, Yeasted Pumpkin Bread. Yeasted Pumpkin Bread Sephardi Jews traditionally eat foods made with pumpkin and squash on Rosh Hashanah, when they hold symbolic significance. Jewish traders also played a major role in spreading the New World gourd across the Mediterranean during the time of Columbus, and Sephardi cuisine continues to utilize pumpkin in many baked goods, jams, and other dishes today. This tender, gently spiced bread, called pan de calabaza, can be shaped in a spiral for Rosh Hashanah, baked in a loaf pan, or formed into rolls. But this recipe’s sunset-colored...

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It is officially fall

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It is officially fall

I have mixed feelings about that. I love long warm summer days and all that they bring so I’m always a little sad to see summer pass by. But fall is so beautiful and this time of year I always get the urge to get in the kitchen and do some baking. I know lots of people are full on pumpkin spice this time of year, and I have nothing against pumpkin spice but if I had to pick my favorite of the fall spices it would be straight up cinnamon. It goes so well with so many things, in...

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These sausage, ham, and cheese loaves are a hearty, traditional Portuguese bread, that is made with presunto, chouriço, and semi-firm sheep’s milk cheese

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These sausage, ham, and cheese loaves are a hearty, traditional Portuguese bread, that is made with presunto, chouriço, and semi-firm sheep’s milk cheese

They can also be made into rolls. From | The New Portuguese Table | Clarkson Potter, 2009 Every Saturday when I was growing up, my mother would go to the local Portuguese bakery and buy a dozen chouriço rolls—torpedo-shaped logs stuffed with sausage. By Monday, they would be gone, mostly due to me. To dress up my childhood classic, I added presunto and cheese, and sometimes sautéed onions and garlic, to the dough. And I form the rolls into round loaves because I think they look more elegant on the table.–David Leite Portuguese Sausage, Ham, and Cheese Loaves Quick Glance...

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