Bread

"Gimpel the Fool" Challah Bread

“Gimpel the Fool” Challah Bread

My grandfather grew up in a Yiddish-speaking household in Dorchester, Massachusetts, with his mother, father, brother and grandmother. To this day, he still talks about the challah that his grandmother […]

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Les Misérables Black Rye Bread

Les Misérables Black Rye Bread

When people talk about Les Misérables it’s rare that they’re talking about Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. Embarrassingly enough, until I was fifteen, I didn’t know that it was a book at […]

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The Odyssey Red Wine Rosemary Bread

The Odyssey Red Wine Rosemary Bread

It seems like it’s been a decade since I’ve written anything here. I promised my friends that my next post would be the pavlova of posts—light and airy and easy […]

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