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

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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, Dessert, Recipes

King Cake

  I've never been one for Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Carneval celebrations. They haven't been a part of the local culture anywhere I've lived except for Austria (you can read a little about that here), so this was the first King Cake I ever ate as well as the first one I ever made. If you, like me, have… Continue reading King Cake

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}