Cinnamon Raisin Loaf

It’s that time of the year again, when the time between waking up and going back to sleep only spares you a few short hours of daylight. That doesn’t leave a lot of time to get something baked and photographed before all the nice light is gone! The sun only came out for an hour…

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Local produce is starting to creep it’s way into veggie stores here in Ontario (at least somewhat local, anyways) so I find myself with an entire bin full of yellow zucchini this week. How many dinners in a row can contain zucchini!? Not that many. It’s always best to plan your baking based on what’s…

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No Knead Bread, Round Two!

I made another loaf of no knead bread this weekend, as I wanted to compare the all purpose flour version with the bread flour version. When following Jim Lahey’s recipe you’ll notice it says you can use all purpose flour or bread flour. I’d typically never use all purpose flour for any breads other than…

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Jim Lahey’s No Knead Bread

This week we were gifted a gorgeous little red Le Creuset dutch oven! I’ve always wanted one of these classic pieces, especially for bread baking. I’ve been obsessing over what I’ll make for the pot’s initiation-bake, and I’ve settled on the ever-so-popular no knead bread recipe of Jim Lahey’s. If you’ve dabbled in bread baking at…

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Braided Jam Bread

I’m on a bread kick again recently if you haven’t noticed. I like baking things I can actually eat for the remainder of the week without feeling guilty – like those chocolate M&M cookies! Today I’m using up a jar of that plum jam I made a few weeks ago, and turning it into a…

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