breads & bread puddings

Beer & Cheese Bread

What I love most about this recipe is how well the contrasting flavors work together. The ¬†beer adds a natural fizz to the bread, which keeps it really light and airy while it bakes. The hoppy taste from the beer gives it a nice sour punch, which is complemented by the melted sharp cheddar cheese.… Continue reading Beer & Cheese Bread

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breads & bread puddings

Cast Iron Cornbread

Cornbread should be made in a cast iron pan. It's just the way it was meant to be. Pouring creamy batter into a scorching hot pan gives it an instant crust and a chewy center... which just screams "dunk me in chili! Please!" There are plenty of great cornbread mixes out there, but if you're… Continue reading Cast Iron Cornbread

The Bakery

Irish Soda Bread

I never grew up eating Irish Soda Bread, but I became¬†very familiar with it during my stint at Cambridge Cafe in Maine. We wanted to sell Irish Soda Bread for custom orders, and I was asked to make a few different samples so that we could decide what to sell. I made traditional with raisins… Continue reading Irish Soda Bread