Crusty Cranberry Walnut Bread

I’ve had a hankering for cranberry walnut bread since I ate a delicious slice out of Le Diplomate’s bread basket. My requests to buy a loaf were rejected, and I immediately began scheming up how to bake my own. But I never imagined that it would be this easy. Really, baking this utterly delicious and impressive loaf of bread required practically no work, other than exercising my patience muscle. But when it comes to eating this bread, I’ll gladly exercise my … Continue reading

Ga-Ga Garlic Bread

Garlic lovers will go wild for this triple garlic bread. It is brushed with garlic oil, rubbed with raw garlic, and smeared with roasted garlic. I was tasked with bringing garlic bread to a dinner party, which put me in a conundrum. I’d never made a garlic bread I was satisfied with, and most of the garlic bread recipes online involve cheese, too little garlic, or outrageous amounts of butter. So I sat down, closed my eyes, and imagined what … Continue reading

Savory Popovers

These pretty popovers are aromatic and addictive, flavored with nutmeg, black pepper, and parsley. They go perfectly with a fresh, green salad because they pack a tasty punch and are quite filling. Because the popovers are dense, I recommend making them in a mini muffin tin so that they are more snackable. However, I baked them in both a standard size popover pan and a regular muffin tin for comparison’s sake. To make these popovers, preheat your oven to 425º … Continue reading