Category Archives: Bread

Amelie’s Famous Plum Cake (Kouign Amann)

I have wanted to make this cake for years and years but I didn’t know which cake was Amelie’s. The only thing I was certain of were two ingredients: yeast and plums. I fooled myself by baking a dimply plum cake from time to time. Ignoring there was no yeast in it, figuring the plums [...]

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Back in the olden days of being a vegetarian not only did we have to walk uphill both ways to hippy school but we didn’t have things like Morningstar Farms or Amy’s. Being a vegetarian wasn’t about convenience! It was about combining beans and rice for every meal so your muscles didn’t atrophy. If you [...]

Sour Cream Banana Bread

Here is the thing about banana bread: as each recipe gets passed along someone adds a banana. And if they didn’t add a banana, they added more vanilla. Eventually there will be a banana bread recipe that is nothing but bananas and vanilla. I have never been offered a slice of homemade banana bread without [...]