Entries from Palmabella's Passions tagged with 'Breads'

Maple-Sour Cream Muffins

I was inspired by a lovely gift of Canadian maple syrup from Slow Travel friend, Shelagh. She was visiting the desert a couple weeks ago, and we had a nice visit over lunch. This recipe was very delicious! 1...

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops with Peaches

I adapted this from a recipe from Cooking Light: 1/3 cup bourbon 1/4 cup honey 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2...

Beer Bread

Nancy served this delicious bread at our monthly Book Club lunch on Thursday. I decided to make some for St Paddy's Day, and make it GREEN. The dough comes together in 5 minutes, (no rising necessary), and it is...

Brunch at El Chorro is Scottsdale

We couldn't have had a more picture-perfect blue sky day! During our Scottsdale weekend, we ate Sunday Brunch at El Chorro, with a view of Camelback Mountain! We sat outside on one of the three lovely patios with a...

Raisin-Walnut Bread

I needed some raisin-walnut bread, and couldn't find what I wanted at any local store or bakery, so I made some! I used a recipe from the Zesty Cook blog, and it turned out great. 1 package (1/4 ounce) active...

Fig, Cambazola and Prosciutto Focaccia

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups flour, divided 1 t. sugar 1 t. salt 1 T. active dry yeast 1 cup water 2 T. olive oil 1 egg olive oil for brushing plastic wrap and focaccia Combine 1 c. flour, sugar, salt...

Colomba Pasquale

Colomba, the Easter Dove, is a delicious bread, traditionally served at Easter time. The dough is similar to panettone, made from flour, eggs, sugar, yeast and butter. It also has candied citron, but no raisins, and is baked in...

Simply Sinful Cinnamon Muffins

Weekend house guests means Sunday Brunch! I made this recipe from King Arthur Flour. There is a brown sugar-pecan-oat topping, and a cinnamon filling with butterscotch or cinnamon chips in the batter. Topping 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4...

English Muffin Bread

I found this recipe on the Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy blog. Try it for a wonderful, easy bread. English Muffin Loaves Adapted from Bellini Valli at More Than Burnt Toast 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees...

Persimmons!

Just before Christmas, Nancy brought me 12 BEAUTIFUL persimmons that were not yet ripe. They have been in my garage, staying cool for 3 weeks. Today they were perfect to make some persimmon puree, and figure out what to...

Picnic Food

We're off in San Diego for Pinot and Ponies! What "new food" could I make for a picnic style lunch at the Del Mar race track? I decided on rolled chicken breasts and stuffed pizza....

Sunday Slow Suppers #13: BBQ Pizza

This week, Kim shared her recipe for BBQ Pizza, made on the grill. This is delicious and easy dough, and you don't have to turn on the oven! We used fresh mozzarella, hot Italian sausage, green onions, and tomatoes...

Brioche

I have always wondered about making fresh brioche. I am not a huge bread fan, in fact, I eat bread about once a week. But there is something about the scent of fresh, yeasty dough that is delicious and comforting....

Lemons

I had an over abundance of lemons! I had a bag of lemons, more on my tree, and even a few Meyer lemons. First I made lemon curd...4 jars! YUM! Then I baked some lemon scones. 2 c. flour...

Whole Wheat-Oat-Cinnamon Raisin Bread

I tried this delicious bread recipe from The Fresh Loaf. It is made from scratch, without a bread machine. You need to allow time for the bread to rise three times, but the recipe itself is quite simple to...

Buttermilk-Cheese Scones with Gruyere and Thyme

Buttermilk-Cheese Scones with Gruyere and Thyme recipe by By Kay Chun And Jane Kirby, December 2001 Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 cup shredded Gruyere or...

Photo Hunt: Upside-Down

Upside-Down Lemon Slice Muffins (from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library: Muffins and Quick Breads) 3 lemons 1 T. water 1/4 cup plus 12 teaspoons sugar, divided 6 T. unsalted butter 2 cups flour 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. baking soda...

Tropical Fruit Salad and Papaya-Mango Bread

I fixed this plate in the morning, and ate off it all day! Pineapple, papaya, mango, banana, kiwi, starfruit, and some mango yogurt. The papaya bread is a favorite from when I used to hang out in Maui during the...

Whole Wheat Pizza

It was an experiment. We decided to try whole wheat pizza dough. I like whole wheat bread, so why not? I HATED it! Brad wasn't crazy about it either. I ate a piece, then forced down a second, since that...

Season's Eatings: Rosemary!

Thank you to Katie, from Thyme for Cooking for organizing a group of food bloggers from all over the place, into Secret Santas sharing ingredients and recipes. Those who wanted to participate emailed her our names, addresses and blogs,...

Taralli

This was the most EMOTIONAL recipe for me that the Sunday Slow Bakers have made yet. I grew up on taralli. (I don't remember a packaged cracker until I discovered Ritz in high school). I'm sure I must have...

Parmesan-Garlic Pull-Apart with Pancetta

Our "favorite neighbors", Diana and Walt, came over for dinner last night. I guess I need to add to my "You know you're a foodie when..." post the fact that Diana and I took at least 12 photos of food,...

Monkey Bread

4 c. flour 1/3 c. sugar 1 package dry yeast 6 T unsalted butter (room temp) 1 t. salt 2 eggs (at room temp) 1/2 c warm milk To make the dough, with the paddle attachment on the mixer,...

Charred Corn Salad with Grilled Scallops

BBQ 4 ears of corn (wrapped in foil with a little butter) and let cool. Cut corn off cobs and place in bowl with juice 0f three limes and a couple cloves of chopped garlic. Add: 1/2 red onion,...

Stuffed Pizza

In November, I blogged about the "5 Minute Bread". In the book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François (Thomas Dunne Books, 2007), there is a very similar recipe for pizza dough. This dough...

Eggnog-Panettone Bread Pudding

Breakfast Sunday was a big hit with Shannon's recipe for Eggnog Panettone Bread Pudding! We served it with sausage and citrus salad (orange slices tossed with maple syrup and sprinkled with coconut). One 1 1/2 pound box panettone, cut into...

THE Bread

Last year, of course I tried the 14 hour rising "bread that ate the internet" recipe, and ended up with a lovely green Le Cruset dutch oven (that I could hardly lift into the oven). Now, with this new, quick,...

Portobello Pizza

I needed to plan a quick meal...! Hmmm. I had mozzarella, I had mushrooms, I grabbed a "Boboli" at the store, and we had a very yummy, garlicy, and fast pizza dinner! Marta's photo inspired me. Brad didn't seem to...

Fig-Fennel Bread

Fig and Fennel Bread Bon Appetit February 2002 1 1/4 c. warm water 1 T. sugar 1 envelope or 2 1/4 t. dry yeast 3 c. bread flour 1 c. rye flout (I used whole wheat) 1 1/2 c. dried...

Stuffed Pizza (Focaccia Farcita) "Palma Sunday" Treat

I tried this recipe from the March, 2007 Italia magazine. Dough: 2 t. dried yeast 350 ml water (Approx 11 oz.) 2 1/4 c. flour (500 g.) 1 1/2 t. salt 3 T. olive oil Filling: 8 oz. Gorgonzola...

Magic Muffins

It is diet time again! I am NOT really a carboholic. As Brad says, I only eat bread because it is a vehicle for fat: butter, cheese, mayo, whatever. But take away butter, and I would never eat bread again....

Il Pane Perfetto!

As much as I love to bake cakes and desserts, I have never attempted making bread. I have been dying to try the no-knead recipe Chris posted on the Slow Talk Food Board. Today was the day! I made dough...

Let the Baking Begin!

I love to bake anytime of the year, but especially at Christmas! I kicked off this year's kitchen marathon with 30 mini-loaves. Cranberry Orange Bread with Grand Marnier Glaze 1 1/2 c. unsalted butter 1 1/2 c. sugar 4 eggs...