Chef John's Sourdough Bread
Making your own sourdough bread does take a while, but the amount of actual work is minimal--and the bread you'll get is spectacular! See the footnote link to how to make the sourdough starter.
This is wonderful hot or cold, for breakfast or as a dessert. A definite family favorite!
Whole Wheat Beer Bread
Good with soups, chili. Makes excellent toast. Flavor of bread will change, depending on type of beer used. Loaf comes out looking textured on top.
Though restaurant naan is usually cooked in the intense heat of the tandoor oven, you can pull off this homemade version using a hot cast iron skillet. When cooked at the proper temperature, the naan will develop blistered bubbles with a lovely golden-black char. Reward yourself for a job well done by sopping it in copious amounts of curry.
Brown Butter Pineapple Corn Muffins
When you're talking about cornbread, you're also talking about a big bowl of chili, and nothing balances that big spoon in one hand like a warm corn muffin in the other.
10 Top-Rated Focaccia Recipes to Make at Home
Focaccia, the classic Italian bread, is a terrific bread for sandwiches and snacking and for soaking up sauces and dressings. Here are some of our favorite recipes for making homemade focaccia.
Burger or Hot Dog Buns
This recipe can be used to make either hamburger buns or hot dog buns. My husband says they are 'top of the line.' Nice and soft.
Homemade Flour Tortillas
Traditional flour tortillas - homemade and much better than store bought. Do not substitute vegetable oil or shortening for the lard.
Copycat of Starbucks® Lemon Bread
A Starbucks® favorite that you can copycat in your own kitchen. Recipe shared with me by a friend. Delicious with a cup of fresh-brewed coffee.
Diana's Hawaiian Bread Rolls
After years of trying to perfect the recipe, I finally did it! This recipe makes the best dinner rolls. It is sweet and full flavor. My family and neighbors love it.
Khobz el Dar (Algerian Semolina Bread)
If you've never tasted Algerian bread, then you should definitely give this very easy recipe a try. Known as Khobz el Dar, it requires no kneading, no special techniques, and only basic ingredients. The result is an incredibly soft bread, slightly sweet, that tastes like brioche. Absolutely delicious.