Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Whole-Wheat Sunflower Seed Rolls

When I was younger, I wanted nothing more than to have Wonder bread (or at least paper-white, sweet, practically crust-less bread) on which to make my PB&J sandwiches. Sorry, Dad. Now that I am older (and wiser?) I appreciate all the Sundays my dad spent making bread for the week. His bread, unlike the light… Continue reading Whole-Wheat Sunflower Seed Rolls

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner

Focaccia {Daring Kitchen}

For the month of April Rachael of pizzarossa and Sawsan of Chef in Disguise took us on a trip to Italy. They challenged us to try our hands at making focaccia from scratch. Hi. I'm still here. You know how John Lennon says "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"?… Continue reading Focaccia {Daring Kitchen}

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Simit {Turkish Sesame Bagels}

These ring-shaped Turkish breads are a little nutty, a little chewy, and just slightly sweet! Well, Reader, this past week we got our first real snowfall of the season. It stuck to the ground, it piled, it drifted, it didn't get above 15 degrees for a couple days. It was enough that I decided to… Continue reading Simit {Turkish Sesame Bagels}

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Whole Wheat Ciabatta

Hello, Reader! Long time, no talk (read? write? what is the appropriate verb here?). Did you have a good Thanksgiving? Has your holiday season gotten off to a pleasant start? I apologize for the lack of blogging recently.¬†While I enjoy writing, cooking, baking, and photography, sometimes it's hard to roll all my interests into one… Continue reading Whole Wheat Ciabatta

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Somun {Bosnian Flatbread}

Chewy flatbread, inspired by the Balkans and wanderlust. Back in June and July while traveling around Eastern Europe, I had the chance to try a lot of new foods. Some of the things I had were totally new (veal, yes, I had never eaten it before because baby cow), some were variations of things I… Continue reading Somun {Bosnian Flatbread}