Browsing Category Yeast Breads

Chef John’s Pita Bread

    : “No pita bread in the house?  Make some; they are so much better than any you can buy!  So easy to make, too!  The only change I made to the acclaimed Chef John’s recipe from Allrecipes, is I added a teaspoon of sugar to the dough, just because I am used to doing that.  They are a lot of fun to make, and delicious…

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Cinnamon Raisin Buns~Extra Soft

“This is my favorite cinnamon bun recipe that I tweaked over the years until I was happy with it.  Sweet and soft, filled with extra raisins, they are very hard to resist!   My recipe makes 9 large buns, or 12 medium buns, or 18 mini buns.  It can also make 1 braided coffee cake, just adjust the baking time accordingly. To reheat the buns, microwave…

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Spinach Pie with Raisins

  “This is my version of my mom’s spinach pies. I added sugar and eliminated oil. Sometimes my mom would add  sliced black olives.  I like Italian Spinach Pie this way because of the touch of sweetness from the little bit of sugar and the raisins. There is no oil in the filling which keeps the calorie count down.  If you cut the loaf into ten…

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Rhode Island Doughboys

    “You must be a Rhode Islander, have lived in Rhode Island, or visited Rhode Island if you know what a doughboy is! They are a fried dough a little similar to zeppoles. My Mom made these almost weekly!  They are found all over the state in restaurants, pizza parlors, and fairs.   This is my version.  I have added sugar to the dough, enough…

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Italian Easter Egg Bread

    “A very festive and impressive Easter Bread! It is definitely worth the effort and comes out perfectly every time. I don’t color the entire hard-boiled eggs on top of the bread because I don’t like the coloring to get onto the bread.  Just rubbing the egg with food coloring after the bread has cooled works fine.    Enjoy!” Servings: 20        Oven…

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