Harissa Flatbread

I don’t have much to report this week. The cat (who’s name has become Murph) is settling in just fine and dandy, and I’m really enjoying having her around. My Monday consists of laundry, some focaccia-style flatbread, a slew of Vice News videos to get my blood boiling, and the sound of pounding rain outside. A…

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Persimmon Bread

    This is my first time trying persimmon believe it or not! They lend quite well to baked goods, especially this moist quick bread. I haven’t had much to share here lately, as I received a big promotion at work recently and my work schedule has swapped from night shift to proper day shifts, and…

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Pumpkin Bread with Bosc Pears

    In honor of the crisp autumn weather that’s officially arrived (and me finally getting to wear my peacoat and massive scarf!) I wanted to make something particularly suited for this week’s post. A moist pumpkin loaf made with brown sugar and spices, with whole bosc pears baked straight into the center. Very autumn.…

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Ciabatta Bread.

    Another glorious, sunny September day. It’s been a while since I’ve made any bread, and even longer since I’ve attempted ciabatta. I’d started making this recipe already before noticing I didn’t have enough yeast! Luckily our in-building convenience store actually carries yeast?! What?! Sadly it’s quick rise, which I’ve never used, but let’s see how…

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Chocolate Babka.

  I spent this last weekend catching up with family out of town. Family I haven’t seen in nearly a year. A couple of days sitting around in the backyard doing absolutely nothing was precisely what the doctor ordered. Luckily enough I have one more day off, and it’s the perfect sunny September afternoon. Perfect for…

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