Chocolate and dried cherry fougasse

When we made a more traditional savory fougasse a few years ago, really enjoyed it. This version has been at the back of my mind since I opened the cookbook. I enjoy baking bread, so I thought it would be a fun challenge. Like David, I love dried cherries. Chocolate of course, is nice. I… Continue reading Chocolate and dried cherry fougasse

A Bread-baking Experiment

At the end of the year, Bon Appetit published a list of great recipes for using a Dutch Oven. One included in the group was called BA’s Best Bread.  I still had some time off from work and thought it would be fun to try. A classic 3-day bread starting with a poolish. In typical… Continue reading A Bread-baking Experiment

No-Knead Artisan Bread

One of the things I’ve been trying to get back into this year is bread-baking. It’s something I enjoy a lot, but don’t do enough (and of course, don’t really need!). My grandmother Johnson taught me to bake bread when I was pretty little – still living in Michigan. She wasn’t one to be very… Continue reading No-Knead Artisan Bread