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The Wonder of White Bread

This was another cartoon spot illustration that I did for The Philadelphia Daily News as part of “The Secret Life of Food.” It ran with the shivering banana that I featured here at Willceau Illo News recently. Similar to the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Bread

This is one of the best loaves of bread I’ve ever made! This cinnamon bread is soft, smells heavenly, and is delicious by itself, no butter or jam needed. I imagine that it would make divine French toast, but we … Continue reading

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Apple Blondies

Our first snowstorm of 2021, and I’ve been making soup, bread, and apple blondies. Because what else are you gonna do besides shovel snow, watch movies, and eat?

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Mother’s Day French Toast

On Mother’s Day, I made my “special occasion” French toast for brunch. It was the least I could do since The Boy was handling dinner. On Saturday, I made cinnamon raisin bread, but challah or a day old country loaf … Continue reading

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Rustic No-Knead Bread

Wednesday may be Prince Spaghetti Day, but around here we do rotini and meatball Thursdays. Of course, what pasta dinner would be complete without some crusty bread fresh out of the oven? This no-knead bread takes about 2 hours to … Continue reading

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No-Knead Peasant Bread

Sometimes making no-knead bread is a commitment. You have to plan a day ahead because of the 12 to 18 hour rise time. This peasant bread, start to finish, takes about 2 hours – and makes a magnificent loaf. You … Continue reading

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Ralph’s & Sarcone’s

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant and Sarcone’s Bakery are two icons of 9th Street’s Italian Market. Both businesses have been around for over a century and are family owned. Ralph’s holds a special place in my heart because we had our wedding … Continue reading

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No-Knead Everything Bread

An everything bagel is a bagel that’s topped with poppy seeds, onion flakes, toasted sesame seeds, garlic powder, and kosher salt. This no-knead bread is similar, but the seasoning mix is incorporated into the dough, as well as sprinkled on … Continue reading

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Pane Bianco

I usually post “Lovin’ from the Oven” on Mondays – but I decided to put this up today because we’re about to have snow/rain/below freezing temperatures around these parts. I figured anyone homebound looking for something to do may want … Continue reading

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Pizza Bread

The holidays will be here before you know it. If you’re having people over, and want to impress – make this bread. It’s easy, requires no fancy equipment but a spoon, and it’s GOOD! Serve it with a dish of … Continue reading

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Easy French Bread

We’ve all been there – you need bread for dinner, but didn’t plan ahead to whip up a no-knead loaf, the bakery is closed, and your eyes are rolling like a slot machine at the “Italian” bread in your grocery … Continue reading

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Breadsticks

When the temperatures dip, I’m all about making soups and stews. But you need a little something to go with them – like these breadsticks. They’re soft, and airy, and when served warm out of the oven – absolutely divine! 

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Carrot Apple Bread

I made this on Sunday morning as soon as I got home from the market. I love that despite what looks like a long list of ingredients, this bread comes together in a snap. A bowl, a whisk, and a box grater and … Continue reading

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Bread & Jam

Saturday morning.

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