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“[Breadbaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells…there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel. that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.”
M. F. K. Fisher, ‘The Art of Eating’

Sweet Cornbread With Rosemary

Got cornmeal? Sweet Cornbread With Rosemary recipe is a great accompaniment, whether it be a barbecue, chili, or beef stew. It goes great with just about everything. This cornbread recipe is easy to whip up and it’s vegetarian friendly. Instead of sugar, the sweetness comes from agave syrup which has a lower glycemic index. Let’s …

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Homemade 5-grain bread

How To Make Multigrain Bread

You can make this delicious, wholesome multigrain bread at home. It’s made with six simple ingredients (not including water) and it makes a terrific base for sandwiches. You don’t need a bread machine to make bread at home. You don’t even need a mixer, but I do recommend that you use one.  In the recipe …

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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Ask most people what they think about when they think of Southern food, and one of the first things they will mention is biscuits.

I was looking for a recipe to make homemade biscuits and I found one that called for regular flour plus leaveners. I know my sweet mother-in-law, bless her heart, used self-rising flour. (I believe my mom always uses all-purpose. Is there a difference in preference between Northern and Southern cooks?)

Anyway…

I made the biscuits using only three ingredients. Yes – only three (unless you count the stuff that is already in the self-rising flour – but I am not). For more information, go to King Arthur’s website (here) and you can read about SR Flour.

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Quick Cinnamon Roll Muffins

 This post is brought to you thanks to Pillsbury. These Quick Cinnamon Roll Muffins are a twist on classic monkey bread but without all of the fuss.  They’re packed with cinnamon and topped with creamy icing. With some tasty short-cuts, you won’t be stuck in the kitchen all day making these sweet treats. Let me show …

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