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Soft Wrap Bread. I blindly made this bread for a dinner that I had been looking forward to for a long time.

Soft Wrap Bread

To be honest, I made this wrap-style bread myself (instead of buying it) because there isn’t a good bakery close to me and I didn’t want to eat cardboardy, stale pitas for dinner. My hopes weren’t very high for this bread – it was more like a means to an end. But all of that changed. When I tasted it. Amazing. *Update (6/10): I’ve made this bread too many times to count since originally posting it and wanted to share that I now almost always make it with whole wheat flour (usually white wheat flour because that is what I have on hand to grind).

This recipe works best with instant yeast because it dissolves during the kneading process, so you don’t have to knead liquid into the dough. Life Changing Bread. Update: I’ve posted a newer version of this bread using two different methods besides the method in this post.

Life Changing Bread

Check it out here! What I’m about to show you is something that has changed my life. When I first heard of it, I thought it seemed a bit too easy and was probably a trick of some sort. Amazing Artisan Bread for 40 Cents a Loaf - No Kneading, No Fussing, No Kidding. What if I told you that instead of buying bakery bread for four or five dollars a loaf, you could make delicious handmade bread whenever you wanted, at a fraction of the cost and it is so easy a kid could do it? Well, read on because this method of making artisan bread at home will change your life. You can make incredible bread without having to do all the usual time consuming tasks of breadmaking : no need to make a new batch of dough every time you want breadno need to proof yeastno need to make starters or prefermented doughno kneading!

In the last few years, several methods for making easy no-knead bread doughs have crept up on the internet and gained popularity. Among the most popular have been Jim Leahy's No-Knead Bread and Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois' Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. "The results have forced me to reconsider all of the premises I once held sacrosanct". So what is going on here? Boules Rising and Boules after Baking This bread is very versatile, also. 1. 2. Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo) Recipe.

Our tour of Brazil continues.

Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo) Recipe

After posting the moqueca recipe, several of you asked if I had a recipe for Pão de Queijo, or Brazilian cheese bread, sort of like a chewy cheese puff made with tapioca flour. As a matter of fact, I do. My friend Bill gave me this recipe years ago, a favorite from his Brazilian wife Silvia. I’ve made it several times, each time with different cheeses. Talk about addictive! There are several ways to make Pão de Queijo. The only weird ingredient is tapioca flour. The recipe as presented is fairly basic. Ingredients 1 egg*1/3 cup olive oil2/3 cup milkScant 1 1/2 cups (170 grams) tapioca flour1/2 cup (packed, about 66 grams) grated cheese, your preference, though we got the best results from Mexican farmer's cheese - queso fresco1 teaspoon of salt (or more to taste) Special equipment recommended: One or two mini muffin tins. *It helps when baking with eggs to start with eggs at room temperature.

Method 1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Garlic Butter Rolls › shutterbean. For those of you who swoon over garlic twisty bread but can’t bring yourself to order whole pizza to make the delivery worthwhile, this one’s for you!

Garlic Butter Rolls › shutterbean

They are scrumptious! Dip some in marinara or serve them with a salad and pasta! You could also eat them alone, directly from your kitchen counter. No one will know. Promise. To push them over the edge of deliciousness, I am going to tuck a little bit of Parmesan cheese in the middle of each roll before I form them into little dough balls next time!

I used Trader Joe’s plain pizza dough for this batch! Start by mincing 4 cloves of garlic. While your dough is getting to room temp, get your muffin tin ready and put some oil in a little bowl. Cut the dough into 12 pieces. Put a pinch of garlic on top. Brush the tops with olive oil and place in the oven for 15-18 mins. Stuffed Baguette. Stuffed Baguette A hollowed baguette obviously makes a perfect shell for any filling you are in the mood for.

Stuffed Baguette

And once stuffed and properly chilled, it becomes a neat appetizer. This particular one is filled with all my favorite things: goat cheese/cream cheese, sun dried tomatoes, olives, spicy salami, crunchy bell pepper, and fresh herbs. Makes one 12-inch long baguette; about 24 slices Ingredients: Baguette about 14-inch long8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 4 oz fresh goat cheese 1 large garlic clove, minced ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper (about 1 medium) ½ cup finely chopped sun dried tomatoes in olive oil¼ cup finely chopped Kalamata olives 2 oz finely chopped spicy salami About 2 tbsp minced Italian parsley About 1 tsp minced fresh thyme Freshly ground black pepper Salt to taste (very unlikely since there’re plenty of salty ingredients) Preparation: Slice off both ends of the baguette. Using an electric mixer beat the cream cheese until smooth and lump-free. Croque Monsieur.