Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto) is a traditional sweet bread, with its distinctive shape, and is commonly made as an offering during November 1 to 2. Aside from eating this deeply loved bread, Pan de Muerto often serves as an alter decoration to both honor and celebrate those who have died.
Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet. I like to take advantage of root vegetable season and bake this quick bread with puréed sweet potatoes for a nice change of pace.
I love the warm, spicy flavor of gingerbread. This recipe is intensified by using two forms of ginger – ground and crystallized. This is a nice dessert or great for holiday mornings with a cup of strong coffee.
Move over sourdough, it’s time to bake ciabatta. Baking fresh ciabatta take a bit of time, but it’s worth it.
For those of you who are pumpkin fans or are just reveling in the newfound crispness in the air, try out this easy pumpkin bread recipe and revel in the autumnal flavors of this delicious bread.
Pumpkin purée gives this skillet cornbread a nice fall twist. Serve alongside soups, chili, or stews. You can also serve this as at Thanksgiving dinner. If you don’t have a cast iron skillet then just use a 9-inch square or round baking pan. This recipe also makes great cornbread muffins.
I had extra ricotta on hand that needed to get used so decided to add it to my usual blueberry muffin recipe. The result is a super moist blueberry muffin.
After baking rolls in a cake pan, immediately brush tops with a bit of butter to keep the crust soft.
I grill all year, but especially during the summer months. I like to use my grill for more than grilling meats. Cook this Cheese & Pesto Stuffed Ciabatta on your grill for a family pleasing stuffed bread.
I never buy store bought banana bread because making it at home is so much better. I make this banana bread in my Martha’s Vineyard kitchen when I’m up early in the morning. It goes so well with a cup of strong coffee.