Life changing icebox dough

A couple months ago I bought the book Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking. It’s nigh onto life changing.

Have you ever looked at the clock and realized it’s 5:00 and you were going to make a loaf of crusty bread for supper but [...]

Craisin bagels

Oh my moly.

Can one addition change a really great recipe into a really amazing recipe? You bet your Red Rider it can. Especially when that one addition is a bag of Craisins.

I started with the recipe for super simple bagels. You remember this, right? Flour, water, yeast, salt. I said they [...]

Savebucks! How to make incredible iced coffee at home

One taste of this and I promise you’ll think twice about dropping $6/cup for iced coffee.

This all started when I stumbled upon this article about cold brewed coffee. “Cold brewed” just sounded… odd. How does that work exactly?

Turns out: pretty well. It further turns out that it’s likely what you’ve [...]

Fish tacos with homemade flour tortillas

What drives a girl to decide to make fish tacos for the first time? I’ll tell you:

Finding this recipe for homemade flour tortillas this week. Doesn’t she HE (I am a moron) make it sound fabulously easy and do-able? Turns out it IS Realizing I had a giant stash of The Yankee-caught [...]

Summer salad

One of many perks to having a garden in the back yard? THIS at any time:

I love this super simple salad! Fresh baby lettuce from the garden, homemade croutons, diced tomato, cheeses, and just a bit of Newman’s honey dijon dressing. SO good! And now that we’ve installed chicken wire around the [...]