Bread of the Month: Gobbling a strawberry cobbler

Sometimes, it’s good to see red. Strawberry red, that is. Spring months usher in that beautiful ruby across California fields and farmers market tables. This year, with all the rain, the berries are big, beautiful and bodacious, and you make room in your life/schedule/oven/fridge for any and all ways to use them.

A couple of . . . → Read More: Bread of the Month: Gobbling a strawberry cobbler

Bread of the Month: Rolling out a honey of a biscuit

Ever since I discovered September was National Biscuit Month, I cannot let it go by without trying a new biscuit recipe or honoring a favorite. After all, I never knew a biscuit I didn’t like — some more than others and some haunting me still (did you know that, in the South, they leave . . . → Read More: Bread of the Month: Rolling out a honey of a biscuit

Bread of the Month: Ascending with angel biscuits

Oh, give me September and long light and fading days and pungent air. Fiery colors, dropping leaves, the smell of earth as she bakes, then cools. Spiders and squirrels, equally industrious. Give me September’s National Biscuit Month, and I’ll give you…biscuits, no question.

A biscuit is mostly considered a bread on the rise through baking . . . → Read More: Bread of the Month: Ascending with angel biscuits

Bread of the Month: Conjuring a cat head biscuit

Despite my biscuit binge in the Deep South, I could only resist for so long. Come September and National Biscuit Month, this wee baker’s fancy turned to thoughts of those crisp-edged, yet tender pillows of lofty saltiness that call many of us home.

I’ve made a lot of biscuits, and while I return . . . → Read More: Bread of the Month: Conjuring a cat head biscuit

Bread of the Month: Believing in biscuits

Birthday cake got this blog started; a scone gave it the name. But I believe making biscuits may have been the very foundation for why I began writing my food blog.

Just a few years ago, in the wee hours of the morning when all was dark and quiet, I celebrated my favorite time of . . . → Read More: Bread of the Month: Believing in biscuits