Category Archives: Baking and Cooking

Cinnamon Swirl Bread from Artisan Dough

After making some basic bread with the Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes technique, which I already wrote about, I began to branch out and use some of the recipes in the book to make special breads. One that was fun … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

Many of you have been baking bread using the do-ahead dough and methods described in the book Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. I’ve been an off-and-on bread baker for years, getting back … Continue reading

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Hot Cranberry Punch

Our hot cranberry punch is a tradition for our family Thanksgiving celebration, but it’s also wonderful for any of the winter holidays. Simmering on the stove, the colorful punch fills the house with the fragrance of sweetness, cinnamon, and cloves–a … Continue reading

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Apple Cider and Pumpkin Bread; Fractions and The Universe

Today was one of those rare days in homeschooling: we were home. As in, we did not even get in the car. No art class, no teen group, no soccer practice, no music store, no grocery store, no doctor’s appointment, … Continue reading

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Bread and Boys

For the third day in a row, I’ve baked three loaves of bread. Oldest college son is home eating for a few days, and we’ve had Nick’s friends over for lunch and/or dinner for three days in a row. We … Continue reading

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