Category: Loaves


Banana Bread
PB & J Banana Bread             I love banana bread, always have.  But some banana bread is better than others.  Today we’ll give you some tips for better banana bread and […]

If you love banana bread, this is for you!


What a Dough Conditioner Does A good dough conditioner does three things: It “conditions” the protein strands so they are longer and more elastic (I have no idea how that […]

Bread Essentials: Dough Conditioner



Three Things that Every Bread Baker Should Have and Why Baking bread is not hard but it pays to know the essentials and the science about baking.  We’ve written a […]

Three Essentials for Bread Bakers


Dennis Weaver One of our good subscribers emailed me the other day with a question about yeast.  I probably gave him way too much detail but I thought I would […]

What Every Baker NEEDS to Know About Yeast




These are pretty little meatloaves.  We made them in an eight-cavity pan, just about right for individual servings.  Freeze any extras–wrap in aluminum foil, put in freezer bags, and freeze […]

Grandma’s Glazed Meatloaf



Bread Mixes from The Prepared Pantry
You don’t have to own a bread machine to enjoy the variety of bread machine mixes. And you don’t have to make blocky, square loaves with holes in the bottom. […]

Bread Machine Mixes in Your Oven




Sandwiches are a staple of life in America.  We eat cold sandwiches and hot.  We consume tons of burgers.  We eat them for lunch and for dinner.  There is an […]

How to Make Great Sandwiches




These are great chicken sandwiches that your family will love.  They are easy to make. For the focaccia, either buy focaccia loaves at your local bakery or use a focaccia […]

Chicken Florentine Focaccia Sandwiche Recipe


It’s quick and easy to make tuna melt sandwiches.  Use firm bread, not the inexpensive soft loaves in the store, to hold together with the most tuna filling and then […]

Tuna Melt Sandwiches



Sandwiches are a staple of life in America.  We eat cold sandwiches and hot.  We consume tons of burgers.  We eat them for lunch and for dinner.  There is an […]

How to Make Great Sandwiches


Dutch ovens were made for baking.  In the hands of a practiced baker, a Dutch oven will create beautiful breads and desserts.  (Though some of us tend to burn breads […]

Baking Bread in a Dutch Oven



We love a good Irish Soda Bread, especially one with a bit of graham flour. We think the nutty taste of sunflower seeds make it even better. Here’s how to […]

Sunburst Irish Soda Bread


This corn bread has some kick to it especially if you use other than mild chilies.  The chilies, sundried tomatoes, and cheddar create a lot of flavor in this unusual […]

Loaded Cheddar and Chili Cornbread Loaves



There are a few fundamental principles for making great garlic bread.  Here are those that we suggest: The Bread You can’t start out with bad bread and have good garlic […]

The Secrets to Great Garlic Bread


This is an unusual but very good bread made with both oat flour and ground corn.  It is similar to Anadama Bread and is especially good for toast.  It is […]

Kansas Corn and Oat Bread



This makes great bread. This recipe uses our seven grain cereal mix. You can certainly use other cracked grain mixes or cracked wheat. Because different grain mixes and different grain […]

Hi-Country Seven Grain Bread Recipe


Pumpkin makes a wonderful addition to bread, adding color, nutrition, and flavor. There are two ways to add pumpkin: grated or pureed. If you add grated pumpkin, you will have […]

October Pumpkin Bread Recipe