By Jennifer McHenry on May 14, 2008
One of the best cookbooks we've recently bought is Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Reading the title made me do a bit of an eye roll, thinking that this was some baking scam. After reading some other bakers' experiences with the book, I had a change of heart and bought it.
I am not a bread baker. Honestly, I lack the patience for it. Quinn is the bread baker in our house. I am a big fan of my bread machine, but using it always feels a bit like cheating. With this book, however, I can now say that I can bake bread.
By Jennifer McHenry on October 24, 2007View a printable recipe and more photos For the next installment in the continuing saga of my new bread machine, Quinn and I decided to make cinnamon rolls. We’ve been threatening for months to make Alton’s recipe, but we never quite seem to do it. With the bread machine, though, we thought it would be a much simpler way to […]
By Jennifer McHenry on October 17, 2007View a printable recipe or more photographs For years, I have been anti-bread-machine. From my knowledge of them, I thought they were a cop-out way of making bread. However, thanks to one of my culinary heroes, Alton Brown, I have come to realize that bread machines are quite handy for kneading and proofing dough. So, in light of my recent […]