Monthly Archives: December 2013

Seeded Bread Twists

These beautiful soft bread sticks, decorated with savory seeds, will be a conversation piece, both for their looks and their flavor.

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Homemade Potato Rolls

When I tell you that these are the fluffiest, lightest rolls on earth, I mean it. Cooked potatoes replace some of the flour, which reduces the gluten to increase the rolls’ tenderness. I don’t make them for every dinner party only because sometimes I don’t have the time to make the mashed potatoes. You’ll see recipes that use leftover or instant mashed potatoes, but don’t be deceived—these big rolls are best with freshly cooked spuds.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple and Bacon

(Photo by Ben Fink.) It is easy to say: “This is the perfect cold weather side dish.”  The truth is that there are a lot of perfect side dishes, which is just one reason why they are so beloved. But consider this dish.  Roasted Brussels sprout, sweetened with maple syrup, accented by salty crisp bits […]

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