50/50 Soda Bread

One of the things that I appreciate about the Wheel of the Year is that although there are suggested dates for celebrating the turning of the wheel, the important aspect is that it match what is happening on the earth wherever you live. Just as groundhogs recognize the fluidity of the transition from winter to […]

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Pumpkin Pecan Bread

One of the best things about turkey leftovers to me are turkey sandwiches; fresh bread, cranberry sauce, mayonaise and turkey. Yes! You may have a different combination and yours may be served hot with gravy but however you enjoy the leftovers, pumpkin bread for those tasty sandwiches may just put lunch, dinner or after school […]

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Garlic Scape Hummus, Pesto and Bread, Oh my!

Three more ideas for making use of those lovely garlic scapes before moving on. If scapes are new to you, here is an introduction. The tried and true go to is a scapes pesto. This version is made with Asiago cheese and pine nuts. It is absolutely possible to make substitutions if walnuts and Parmesan […]

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Hot Cross Demi Loaves

This year Ostara and Easter are about as far apart as possible so there are still several weeks to enjoy the flavours of the season. Hot Cross buns are one of those flavours. This no knead, overnight bread is a simple way to create a tasty addition to a lunchbox, weekend brunch or afternoon tea. […]

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Painted Imbolc Braided Bread

Between the influence of Brigid as a triple aspected diety (one who represents all three phases of a womans life, maiden, mother, crone); her connection to weaving and other domestic arts as seen celebrated through brigid crosses and the traditions of offering bread to the land to enhance the coming agricultural season, I wanted to […]

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Overnight White Bread with/out Whey and a Parmesan, Thyme Tomato Option

The concept of overnight/no knead breads is not new but they are popular these days. I have shown a few here this year, usually made with specialty flours. I am not expecting everyone to pop out to their closest organic mill, so when I finished up a batch of yoghurt, I thought I would use […]

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Einkorn Hot Cross Buns

The storms are heading my way again. The rain has started. So before our power is once again disrupted, I think it best to finish up this little experiment and share. The So Simple Einkorn bread has been rummaging around the back of my mind for a few days now, along with the knowledge that […]

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Feta Spinach Einkorn Buns

Last week I posted a recipe for a simple Einkorn bread. The recipe works well as a tasty loaf of bread that can be topped with honey, cheese, meats or just butter. I shared some with a friend who has a very sensitive tummy and she was happy to report that it had been a […]

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So Simple Einkorn Bread

If you are someone who thinks “yeast bread from scratch, way toooooo much work“, I hope you enjoy this post. It is easy, there is no kneading and you can mix it up the night before for fresh bread 30 minutes after it gets into the oven the following morning. Last week I shared Einkorn […]

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Braided Pear and Halva Bread

Customs and traditions usually come from something that occurred hundreds or years ago, oft times thousands. Origin stories can get lost or buried under other stories and when someone asks why we blow out candles on a birthday cake or count the days to Christmas or exchange rings at weddings, we have to think and […]

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