No-Knead Sourdough Cranberry-Walnut Bread

Another use for my sourdough starter. Soooooo delicious – it’s time to make another one! Enjoy! {Slightly adapted from the King Arthur Flour No-Knead Sourdough Bread recipe} 1-3/4 cups water 1 cup (8 ounces) sourdough starter* 5 cups (21-1/4 ounces) bread flour* 2-1/2 teaspoons salt (I use table salt) 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries 1 cup […]

Cranberry and Almond Citrus Biscotti

Over the years, I have tried a variety of biscotti recipes and this is the one I always come back to. The biscotti itself is hard (as it should be) but not rock hard and hence, can be indulged as is, which is something I love to do. At the same time, it softens wonderfully […]

Cranberry Wheat Bread

As I was planning our Thanksgiving meal the other day, I told Keith I would make our favorite cranberry bread as one of the side dishes. Almost immediately after he agreed, I thought out loud and said that maybe I should make some other bread instead because I tend to make the same bread for […]

Our Thanksgiving Meal

Here are some photos of our simple but oh so delicious Thanksgiving meal. We ate around noon since there wasn’t much prep involved. Just had to heat the ham and scalloped potatoes, cook the green beans, and the rest was essentially done. And boy, did we thoroughly enjoy our meal! Hope you all did as well. […]

French Toast Bread Pudding

Since early March, we have been on a maple syrup and french toast kick and the end is nowhere in sight…yet. :D The downside (besides the weight-gaining, of course) is that our super-delicious local maple syrup stash is decreasing at a faster rate than we had initially expected…in fact, it’s almost gone! Then, I found out that […]

Cranberry Sauce Coffee Cake

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthier, which at this point means eating more veggies, drinking more water, reducing sugar intake, and replacing refined flours and grains with whole flours and grains whenever possible. Wish me luck! :D For my very first baking attempt for the year, I decided to make King Arthur Flour’s Yogurt-Cranberry […]

Our Easter Meal

Last week was a whirlwind…my sis, brother-in-law, and niece came for a visit and time just flew by. We had a wonderful time and not surprisingly, the food tasted even better with great company. Here’s what we had for our Easter meal – ham, scalloped potatoes, steamed peas, and homemade bread. :D