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Mueslit Toasting Bread 8

Muesli Toasting Bread

Some bread is just meant to be toasted. Like this chunky fruit and nut Muesli Toasting Bread. When the thick biscotti shaped slices hit the hot coils the nuts begin to toast and turn fragrant, the bits of fruit…

How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs

How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs quickly and easily from any type of bread ~ fresh or dry, seasoned or unseasoned, whole grain, gluten free, even from crackers.  I’ll show you how to make them from scratch in minutes…

Spinach Artichoke Dip Stuffed Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread

Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread is the perfect appetizer package….everybody’s favorite garlicky, cheesy dip all hot and bubbly and ready-stuffed into a crunchy baguette.  Slice it up and watch it disappear. It’s unanimous in our family, spinach artichoke dip is…

Hatch Green Chile Cornbread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

Hatch peppers reign supreme in the chile world, so make the most of them with this tender, moist Hatch Green Chile Cornbread — it’s an irresistible combination of sweet and heat! It’s hard to call this Hatch Green Chile…

'Everythinng' Croutons are full of big flavor and crunch! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

‘Everything’ Croutons

Everything Croutons will take your salad from bunny food to bodacious with their big bold crunch and outrageous flavor.  Everybody loves everything! ‘Everything’ is one of those flavor combinations that just works.  It’s so zesty it’s hard to resist. …

Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

This quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain, sugar, and dairy free.  It’s also amazingly versatile, and fabulous toasted! This paleo fruit and nut bread is an amazingly nutrient rich food, made with a base of…

Moist pumpkin bread with a sweet maple glaze

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

There should never be any need to stand in line for pumpkin bread.  You can make a glorious one at home with a whisk and a single bowl that will keep moist and delicious on the counter for days. …

Fall spices liven up a classic cornbread

Fall Spiced Cornbread

Cornbread and fall bring out the best in each other.  Every soup, stew and chili I make when the weather starts to turn cooler could benefit from a side like this Fall Spiced Cornbread.  I love biscuits, too, but…

grilled cherry tomato bruschetta

Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

It’s high summer, tomatoes are at their peak, and the grill can be fired up at a moment’s notice. Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta is a delicious way to take advantage of all that. I saw the idea on Todd…

sweet basil pizza, close up

Homemade Pizza in less than an hour!

Homemade Pizza in less than an hour ~ and that’s completely from scratch ~ from flour and water to hot pillowy cheesy pizza in under 60 minutes! Meet my Sweet Basil Pizza.  I made her in less than an…

crusty anadama rolls

Crusty Anadama Rolls

Crusty Anadama Rolls ~ cold weather brings out the bread making urge in me, and Anadama is probably my favorite earthy, homemade bread of all time. It’s an old New England recipe that’s been around for generations, and if…

freshly cooked homemade pita bread

How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time

How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time, it’s easier than you think, and you’ll never go back to the stuff in bags again, guaranteed! I promised you homemade pita bread when I posted last week’s CRUSHED LENTILS, and…

chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread 8

Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread

Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread is packed full of healthy fruits and nuts ~ the smell of a couple of slices of this bread in the toaster will get anyone out of bed in a hurry! This is…

Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins 7

Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins

There’s nothing quite like your own Homemade Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins ~ and you don’t even have to turn on the oven to make them! Oh gosh, so much to say about these.  I’ll try to be quick because…

Pumpernickel Biscuits

These Pumpernickel Biscuits are light and fluffy, but full of rich earthy flavor thanks to the dark rye flour, caraway seeds, and a surprise secret ingredient! I made these biscuits to go with my Corn and Cheddar Cheese Chowder. …

Mushroom & Gruyere Bruschetta

Mushroom & Gruyere Bruschetta is the kind of quick and easy appetizer you can throw together on the spur of the moment. Light dinner or substantial appetizer, it’s up to you.  During the summer they’re one and the same…

Baked Cheese—the most romantic appetizer ever

Simple Baked Cheese ~ a memorable appetizer that’s as easy as it sounds.  It works equally well for game night and date night! It doesn’t sound like much, but this is one of the great culinary experiences out there. …

Easy Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Focaccia

At the end of the day, if you’ve got your favorite drink in one hand, and a basket of hot salty Meyer lemon and rosemary focaccia bread by your side, you can count yourself among the very fortunate.  And…

English Crumpets with Maple Pecan Butter

You heard it here first.  The crumpet might just be the new ‘it’ food.  These light tender English Crumpets are the cousins of the English muffin.  Except you don’t slit them open, you toast them whole   and then top…

Quick Whole Grain Oat Rolls

Quick Whole Grain Oat Rolls can be made, from start to finish, in about an hour ~ pinky swear!  It was about 4 o’clock the other day, my Beef Barley Soup was bubbling away on the stove, and I…

Moist and delicious Pumpkin Cornbread

Pumpkin Cornbread

Pumpkin Cornbread is the perfect side for all your fall soups, stews, and chilis.   It definitely deserves a spot on your Holidays tables, too. Cornbread is one of the easier things to make, which must be why it’s such…

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Friday: Soft Pretzels

Once you make your own easy homemade Soft Pretzels, there’s no turning back ~ you’ll look for any excuse to bake up these warm, salty, crusty-on-the-outside, soft-and-chewy-inside treats. I finally got around to making the soft pretzels that we…

Roasted Beet Biscuits

Roasted Beet Biscuits are an unexpected treat — serve them with hearty soups and stews and prepare to get compliments! I loved the Sweet Potato Biscuits I made recently, and I thought it would be fun to see if…

Down Home Sweet Potato Biscuits with Country Gravy

There was actually a breeze blowing the lace curtains in my dining room yesterday.  An actual cool (-ish) breeze!  It might not sound too exciting to you, but to me it’s the first little teeny hint of a change…

Brown Soda Bread and Homemade Butter

Brown Soda Bread and Homemade Butter ~ it doesn’t get any more elemental than this…with a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time you can make two of the world’s most important foods from scratch.  I think…

Traditional Middle Eastern Laffa Bread

How to Make Laffa Bread

Laffa Bread is a traditional Middle Eastern Bread that is easy to make at home, right on the stove top, and has so much more character than plain old pita bread ~ First up, I don’t get this aggressive…

Buckwheat Biscuits

Buckwheat Biscuits ~ buckwheat flour gives these tall, fluffy biscuits some great flavor and a nutritional boost. I’m like a kid in a sandbox playing with the colors, textures, and flavors of all the new flours I’ve discovered this…