Dizzle was quite the chef this weekend. One of his projects was baguettes, and he used the honey spelt recipe. Success! He also threw in a pinch of ajwain for a slightly Indian flair. I am in love with this new-to-me herb. It’s been in the cabinet for a while, and we finally used it. […]

Salsa French Bread

  The marinara bread was a big win. I had a little salsa leftover, so I went back to the well on that idea and created a salsa bread. (Seems weird to say “salsa french bread”??)  I also skipped a step with these baguettes. Normally I would allow the dough ball to rise for at […]


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 […]

White Bean Bolognese

Here I go again calling things by names that are inappropriate. In other words… a non-meat meat sauce, bolognese. 🙂 This is not at all what I intended, but it was a happy accident. I adjusted some things about half way through when I realized that the obvious result was going to be a bolognese […]

French Bread

This was my best french bread yet. I’m sure it was in part due to my distraction. I let it rise longer than usual in the pan, and the result was even more airy. I substituted 1/2 cup spelt flour this time for some of the white. Print French Bread   Ingredients 1 cup warm […]

French Bread – Recipe

Everyone devoured yesterday’s french bread with beans last night and then lunch today. Gumbo tonight, so that means more french bread please! The Louisiana folks in the house and all this french bread is also making me think of po-boys. Hmmmmmm. Print French Bread Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  30 […]