Chef John's Cuban Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 66
Two secret ingredients make this Cuban bread light, crisp, and flavorful.

Chef John's Cuban Sandwich

Rating: 5 stars 78
A classic sandwich with two kinds of pork and Swiss cheese on crusty bread.

Homemade Pita Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 508
Simple pita bread recipe for soft, fluffy, and delicious homemade pitas.

Easy English Muffins

Rating: 4.5 stars 37
This English muffin was inspired by one served at the Model Bakery, in Napa, CA. Theirs are fried in clarified butter. I didn't actually use their recipe, since I wanted to experiment with a simpler, faster method; but if it makes you feel any better, I did cook them in clarified butter.

Lebanese Mountain Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 31
Thin flatbread gets stretched and quickly cooked in a cast iron skillet.

Sweet Potato Buns

Rating: 5 stars 43
Not only does adding sweet potatoes to a burger bun make it more nutritious, delicious, and significantly more beautiful, but it also presents the perfect opportunity to get past your flour-amount phobia, and finally be able to make dough by feel. These are the perfect taste, texture, and appearance for a hamburger bun.

Sandwich Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 99
I think many people will be surprised at just how simple these homemade rolls are. Besides the super obvious reasons why these are better than the ones from the supermarket, you can make them the exact size and shape you want.

San Francisco Style Bagels

Rating: 4.5 stars 61
I accidentally stumbled upon a method for making bagels that were structurally and texturally superior, I decided to take advantage of that fact, and the San Francisco-style bagel was born.