Fruity Nutty Breakfast Bread

breadThe making of this bread was an accident. I was going for something that could be used as a base for a dense, dark, rich Melba toast cracker, but this was far too delicate, absolutely impossible to cut thin. But it tasted good. What I like about it, is its nearly complete lack of refined sugar. It is only lightly sweet. Continue reading

The 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off… and me

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I think it was shortly after the holidays last year, after spending more time than ever in the kitchen, I started thinking I might enter some cooking competitions. Around that time, the Pillsbury Bake-Off deadline was coming into view, so I entered, and here we are. I’m honored to be 1 of 100 finalists competing in the 47th Pillsbury Bake-off, to be held in Nashville on November 3rd. Continue reading