This weekend, my wife (the queen of pies) had a special request: combine apple pie with a cinnamon roll. The result, which uses my mom’s cinnamon roll recipe as a base, was decadent. It’s a bit of work, but totally worth it. A great baking project for a rainy day at home. Continue reading Apple Pie Topped Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Icing
Gingerbread houses are way more fun when you give the dough some color, but it is tough to do that with the dark brown gingerbread cookie dough you traditionally use. I substitute honey and granulated white sugar for the molasses and brown sugar in this recipe so you have a lighter gingerbread that you can add food coloring to. For the roof (or anything else … Continue reading Honey Gingerbread (for colored dough)
Pizza is by far my favorite food, so when we were in Italy earlier this year you can bet I ate a lot of it. While we were in Rome, we discovered Pizza al Taglio. The bread of the pizza is thicker, similar to focaccia, and it is baked on a sheet pan to get a super crispy crust. It is then cut into rectangles. … Continue reading Sheet Pan Pizza Dough – Roman Style!
Sunday is baking day and sometimes when I bake bread I like to mix it up and throw in some things from the fridge that are leftover from last week’s meals or shopping. Sometimes it ends up meh…but this one turned out fantastic. It was fantastic warm, right out of the over, but also good toasted a few days later. Continue reading Swiss Cheese Sandwich Bread with Black Olives