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Zuni corn bread from Sunset

Zuni bread

My 20-plus-year-old, well-worn and much-referenced Sunset Breads cookbook says: “From the Zuni people of the Southwest comes this coarse-textured bread, lightly flavored with corn. The village women bake the bread in domed outdoor earth ovens.” Not sure if this tradition …

Raisin wreath holiday bread from Sunset

Belgian cramique

Lord, I’ve seriously been dragging when it comes to getting stuff up on this blog. For one, this Belgian cramique, aka eggy raisin wreath bread, was something I made for the holidays. The recipe: 1 cup milk 1/4 cup butter …

Sunset’s poppy seed bread

poppy seed bubble loaf

I was in the mood to bake bread and not just your basic white loaf, but one with a little arts-and-craftiness to it. Sunset‘s Poppy Seed Bubble Loaf recipe fit the bill. Fun times in the kitchen. Note to self: …

Challah for any occasion

challah bread

Challah first made its way into the holiday lineup back in college when I used to dream of baking bread full time. (Of course I kept that fantasy to myself—my tiger mom and dad would certainly have freaked; my dad most definitely did when …

Rosemary raisin bread a la Sunset

Rosemary raisin bread

I think this springy loaf hailing from Florence (compliments of my Sunset Italian cookbook, now in tatters but still hanging in) may be the very first yeast bread I ever attempted … a good 20 years ago. Flavored with fragrant rosemary and extra virgin olive …