Archives: bread

Almost-Famous Breadsticks

April 7, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Kid-friendly, Recipes.

Freshly baked bread — still warm from the oven —  is one of life’s simple pleasures. If you’ve never made your own bread before, this recipe for breadsticks is a good place to start. Fashioned after Olive Garden-style breadsticks, they’re easy to make and very worth the effort! My kids devoured them. I used my • Read More »

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Soft Dinner Rolls

November 17, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Christmas, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

These dinner rolls are soft (hence the name), delicious and super easy to make. And the house smelled heavenly as they were baking!!! I’m not exaggerating when I say that my Boys and Husband ate the entire batch in less than 2 days…okay, I had a few myself. I used active dry yeast which took twice as long • Read More »

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Homemade Croutons

July 2, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Homemade Croutons | Filed in: Food Gifts, Handy Hints, Holidays, Recipes, Salad.

It’s summertime and prime salad-eating weather. Sure, you can buy store-bought croutons to add to your salad but I challenge you to take a few minutes and make your own. I promise you, once you see how easy it is to make them and how good they are, you’ll never buy the store-bought kind again. Well, • Read More »

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