Monster Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe, clearly, was inspired by Levain’s famous chocolate chips cookies. After testing several recipes, this one is my favorite. The goal: a large chocolate chip cookie, overflowing with mini chocolate chips, with a crunchy outside and a gooey inside. I even did some trials, baking different sizes for different Continue Reading

Potato Bread Recipe

This is a dense, moist, delicious bread! Directions Mix 2 cups bread flour with ¼ cup oats, 1/4 cup whole wheat flour, and ¼ cup fine grain polenta in a bowl. Boil 1.5 cups diced red potatoes until soft.  3 minutes before done, add 8 chopped, peeled garlic cloves and Continue Reading

Apple Honey Challah

This is my second attempt at making this fantastic challah.  Last year it came out good.  This year it came out exceptional. I used Smitten Kitchen’s Apple Honey Challah Recipe but, of course, changed it a bit! Here is a combo blog with her recipe and my improvements.  *warning* this recipe involves three risings (one of which is overnight)! Continue Reading