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One of my go-to breakfasts is cinnamon swirl bread. It's packed with that swirl of cinnamon-sugar goodness and tastes even better when toasted and smeared with some butter. It even makes the perfect base for french toast. Talk about the ultimate breakfast! Don't get me wrong, I always have a loaf of store-bought cinnamon bread on hand. It's delicious. However, homemade bread is a fun task to take on, especially when you have some free time to spare. This homemade cinnamon bread recipe is one you have to try. It's actually quite simple and hey, you'll have every right to...

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2020-05-25

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Last weekend, I made my favorite carrot cake for Easter Sunday. Today is Orthodox Easter, which is the Easter I grew up with, and it felt right to once again share something that I associate strongly with the holiday. I couldn’t share anything but tsoureki (τσουρέκι). Tsoureki doesn’t have to be Easter bread. It’s a sweet, Greek holiday bread that’s also shared at other times of the year. When I was growing up, we got it twice yearly: once on the first day of each New Year, and once on Greek Easter. The New Year’s loaf had a coin inside,...

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The Super Soft Homemade Pretzel

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As a dad, I’ve put in plenty of time at my kids’ hockey games. Without fail, after every game, both my sons love to indulge in the rink food court’s pretzels. They are not good, so we came up with our own recipe. To the uninitiated, making pretzels seems complicated, but it’s actually a pretty an easy way to learn the basics of bread-making. With a simple dough that comes together in minutes, the rest of the process is similar to making homemade bagels: shape, submerge, bake, snack. In the case of super soft pretzels, rather than boiling them, they...

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The Super Soft Homemade Pretzel

Posted by admin on

As a dad, I’ve put in plenty of time at my kids’ hockey games. Without fail, after every game, both my sons love to indulge in the rink food court’s pretzels. They are not good, so we came up with our own recipe. To the uninitiated, making pretzels seems complicated, but it’s actually a pretty an easy way to learn the basics of bread-making. With a simple dough that comes together in minutes, the rest of the process is similar to making homemade bagels: shape, submerge, bake, snack. In the case of super soft pretzels, rather than boiling them, they...

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Flickr: Jessica Merz

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One of my go-to breakfasts is cinnamon swirl bread. It's packed with that swirl of cinnamon-sugar goodness and tastes even better when toasted and smeared with some butter. It even makes the perfect base for french toast. Talk about the ultimate breakfast! Don't get me wrong, I always have a loaf of store-bought cinnamon bread on hand. It's delicious. However, homemade bread is a fun task to take on, especially when you have some free time to spare. This homemade cinnamon bread recipe is one you have to try. It's actually quite simple and hey, you'll have every right to...

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