5 minute mini pizza style soft pretzels

Ever since I created my 5 minute pumpkin cinnamon rolls and 5 minute pumpkin spice donuts (both of which are some of my most popular recipes), I couldn’t help but experiment some more and make a savory recipe using the same dough. I also took the liberty of filming a youtube recipe video to show…

Thanksgiving preparations: part 2

Today is the big day! Thanksgiving! As you may recall from my previous post, I, along with my fiance, are hosting Thanksgiving this year. I started some of the prep yesterday. Unfortunately, I did not get around to starting until after 4. Still, I was able to make both desserts, the homemade bread, and the…

Thanksgiving preparation: part 1

For those of you who celebrate thanksgiving, it is almost upon us! Tomorrow marks the big day. My fiancé and I are hosting thanksgiving for the first time this year for my parents. Every year we always talked about doing it but then school and work and life for in the way. But this year,…

Cozy up with beef vegetable stew and warm homemade wheat rolls

As promised, here is the recipe for the beef vegetable stew I mentioned a few posts back. ingredients – 2 raw chicken breasts (or 1 pound ground beef) – 1 onion, chopped – 1 jar tomato,sauce (I used a beef tomato sauce) – 1 (15 ounce) can beans of choice (I used black beans) –…

No knead dough

So this recipe sounded simple enough. Just add 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 cup water, Pinch of salt, and 1/4 tsp yeast, let rise overnight (12 hours), shape into a round loaf, let rise 2 more hours, then bake for 45-60 minutes. So it involved a lot of waiting but the reviews all raved about…

Breakfast for dinner: baked French toast

Today was the perfect day for staying inside, sipping tea, catching up on tv shows on Netflix. And that’s exactly what I did today. I made some homemade chai tea, had a greys anatomy marathon, and baked. One of the recipes I’m making requires waiting 12-24 hours before proceeding with the rest of recipe so…

Chinese steamed buns

I was really in the mood for a nice fresh new bread recipe so I did some exploring and found a recipe for Chinese steamed buns. Thought I would give it a whirl. *word of caution; homemade bread recipes are pretty much an all day event, well I guess more like a half day event….

Whole Grain Rosemary Foccacia

I am seriously in love with this bread. Due to the whole wheat it is more of a dense bread but it has a lovely crisp outer shell when it comes out of the oven. The fresh herbs give this bread such a great flavor. This is definitely a must try for all of you…