It was a rainy day yesterday, so I had a bread making party with my little sous chef. Choices were spinach and tomato. Print Marinara Bread Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 8   Ingredients ½ cup marinara ½ cup tomato juice (or bloody mary mix) 2 tsp yeast 1 TB honey ½ cup quick oats 1¼ cup […]

Bloody Mary Bread

Did I just really say “bloody mary bread”?! Weird things happen when Dizzle is out of town. 🙂 I personally do not like bloody marys. At all. Can’t stand them. I do appreciate the contents of a good mix, so I decided to confiscate some for a bread creation. I love adding all sorts of […]

Whole Grain Bread

It’s been a while since I’ve made loaf bread. I’ve been focusing on baguettes because somehow it seems easier. This was a successful attempt. Nice rise. Tasty. I think with this oven I’ll cook it probably 5-10 minutes longer next time, but it was still a great loaf. The little dude was obsessed. He would […]


I’ve taken a long break from loaf bread. We seem to never eat the whole loaf in a reasonable amount of time. Instead I’ve been doing different versions of french bread. Easier. Smaller loaves. Versatile. This day we did a whole grain dough with some of the rosemary harvested from our plant before moving. The […]

Cherry Dill Salad

Oh yum. Cherries are delicious right now. Add that to the fact that I just picked up the best gadget ever… a cherry pitter. More cherries please. This was a simple romaine salad topped with croutons made from fresh baked whole gain bread, and halved cherries. The dressing was a pre-made version, but I added […]