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We love soft pretzels! Elsie and I always loved going to the mall with our mom growing up, even before we loved fashion. Our mom would always get us a soft pretzel at Auntie Ann's to share and it was always a fun treat. I still sometimes get a soft pretzel when I'm at the mall, as it reminds me of all those trips with our mom. Plus, soft pretzels are AWESOME! So we thought it would be fun to try and make our own at home. We made original and cinnamon sugar soft pretzels plus two kinds of sweet buttery dipping sauces.

Delicious! Soft Pretzels makes 8-12. Needed: 1 1/2 cups warm water, 1 1/8 teaspoon active dry yeast, 2 tablespoon sugar, 1 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 cup bread flour, 3 cups (all-purpose) flour, 3-4 tablespoon melted butter, course sea salt, cinnamon and sugar, 1 cup warm water, 1 tablespoon baking soda. Dissolve the yeast in the 1 1/2 cups warm water. For the sweet butters: Combine 1 stick of softened (nearly melted) butter with either honey + nuts or raspberry jam. {Copycat Recipe} Texas Roadhouse Rolls. Monday Morning Mmmm: Snickerdoodle Bread — Giving Up on Perfect. Cheddar Bay Biscuits. Classic naan. I’m excited!! I love naan, but if I were to order it at my favorite Indian restaurant as much as I wanted it, half my bill would be dedicated to just the bread.

Well, today was my lucky day, because I taught myself how to make it! My head is spinning from the savings! It will economize at least $23.27 throughout my lifetime! Staggering. To be honest, I didn’t do much research on how to make naan. I had a pan full of Vegetable Coconut Korma (my latest post on babble) on the stove, just waiting to be eaten this afternoon, and I didn’t want to get too fussy about how to make it perfectly authentic. Ghee is actually clarified butter, which is easy enough, but like I said, I just wanted to get the bread made, so all I did was microwave a few tablespoons of regular butter.

Naan 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 scant tablespoon yeast (1 package) 1 cup warm water 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt (or plain plus a tablespoon sugar) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted 1. 2. Soft Pretzel Rolls. I have a new addiction. Said addiction is soft. And fluffy. And dense. And hot. And easy. And delicious when dipped in thick homemade smoked cheddar sauce. Maybe even better when dipped in bone suckin’ mustard. Head on over to Tasty Kitchen and see the super simple step-by-step. Homemade Naan. Classic Buttermilk Biscuits. My love for biscuits started as a young lad. My mother was adamant that every night–no matter what was going on–we sat, as a family, and had dinner. Since it was the way things were, I usually looked forward to it, unless of course, I was watching something awesome on television like…My So-Called Life or {*style:<a href=' in which case I would grumble at the sound of my mother calling me in to the kitchen.

She didn’t really trust my brother and I to do too much; the only tasks she asked of us were to set the table, make a salad, which till this day I still hate, and/or make biscuits.Now you’re thinking to yourself, Homemade biscuits? Kids?! Pizza Swirl Bread. I have good news and bad news. The good news is… I made you bread. It tastes like pizza. It’s swirled with piles of grated provolone and spicy pepperoni and a nice little mixture of Italian seasoning [...that came out of a tube]. Yeah. The bad news is that it disappeared. Like… all of it. At best I could dig the foil out of the trash for you that enveloped this loaf for a full 13 minutes before complete domination took over.

See, bread if my favorite thing to make. I want to dive headfirst into this pepperoni roll on steroids and doggy paddle through every cheesy swirl. Pizza Swirl Bread [adapted from martha] makes one loaf 4 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup milk 1/4 cup warm water 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 large egg 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 ounces provolone cheese, freshly grated 4 ounces grated parmesan cheese 20-30 slices pepperoni, or however much you would like 1/3 cup tomato sauce, or more if desired 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.