Easy French Bread


Ingredients 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1 1/2 cup water (lukewarm) 1 tsp sugar 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (you might not need all of this) 1 1/2 tsp salt Instructions Place the yeast in a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer and add the sugar and 1/2 cup water. The yeast should froth and bubble in five minutes, indicating it’s alive. Add … Read more

Rosemary Focaccia Bread


Ingredients 1 1/3 cup warm water (about 110°F*) 2 teaspoons sugar or honey 1 (0.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 2 teaspoons flaked sea salt 2 sprigs fresh rosemary flaked sea salt Instructions Add warm water (*about 110°F, which you can measure with a thermometer if you want … Read more

Irish Soda Bread with Raisins and Walnuts Recipe

Ingredients 4 cups spelt flour 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup greek yogurt, plain 1 cup stout beer 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1/2 cup raisins, roughly chopped (I used half golden and half Thompson grapes) Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Add the yogurt and beer. Stir until the dough comes together … Read more