A rainbow bread recipe for Japanese milk bread

A rainbow bread recipe for Japanese milk bread

A few months ago, I joined a group of bakers who were planning a collaboration to celebrate Pride. It took me only a few minutes of thinking about what I might bake before I came to the conclusion that I had no choice. I would 

Purple sweet potato sourdough sandwich loaf

Purple sweet potato sourdough sandwich loaf

I really am in love with Stokes purple sweet potatoes. I’ve used them to make sweet potato latkes. And this week I made mashed purple sweet potatoes and banana. There was one baked sweet potato leftover from that night, so I used it for this 

A honey wheat bread recipe for an everyday sandwich loaf

A honey wheat bread recipe for an everyday sandwich loaf

There are some people who make beautiful sourdough boules every week, slashed into intricate patterns. And then there’s me, making sandwich loaves for our lunches. So this honey wheat bread recipe gets a lot of traffic as one of the favorite sandwich breads in our 

(I never saw) a purple cow bread: reddit 52 week baking challenge (wk 12)

(I never saw) a purple cow bread: reddit 52 week baking challenge (wk 12)

It needed to be done. I had been meaning to make a Japanese (Hokkaido) milk bread for some time. And then thenerdiebaker posted this cow-patterned milk bread on Instagram. As a graduate of Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts), where our mascot was the purple cow, I 

Kale and cheese quick bread: reddit 52 week baking challenge (wk 11)

Kale and cheese quick bread: reddit 52 week baking challenge (wk 11)

This week, in the reddit 52 weeks of baking challenge, I predict that we will see a lot of banana breads. Why? Because it’s quick bread week, and everyone has been making banana bread this year. I was actually planning to make a banana bread 

Jubilee Jamboree: a wrap-up of a month of African-American cooking

Jubilee Jamboree: a wrap-up of a month of African-American cooking

During the month of February, I have been reflecting on and celebrating Black History Month by cooking from Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin. As February comes to a close, I want to share a celebration wrap-up. A Jubilee 

Corn bread, corn muffins, corn cake…

Corn bread, corn muffins, corn cake…

Say it in your best Forrest Gump voice. Skillet corn bread. I won’t try to tell you that I have the perfect recipe for cornbread. Mostly because I have too many recipes for cornbread. And I don’t think you should believe anyone who says they 

Orange raisin challah

Orange raisin challah

I can stop looking. This soft, fragrant, and slightly-sweet orange raisin challah is the only challah I will ever need. In case it’s not obvious, I’m an East Coast Jew. I grew up on overstuffed deli sandwiches and kosher pickles, food-focused holidays, and guilt. Lots 

Sweet Potato Sourdough Bread with Bacon

Sweet Potato Sourdough Bread with Bacon

I made a sweet potato sourdough bread with bacon. Actually, I made sweet potato bacon maple syrup sourdough. I did. I blame those amazing sweet potato biscuits from Jubilee from a few days ago.