Fogo de Chao’s Cheesy Popovers

Despite the river of meat, there was one particular item that continued to distract me throughout the night. Fogo’s cheesy popovers were one of many highlights in a night full of food memories. Cheesy and chewy and crispy and warm, these mini-popovers had great flavor and a texture I wanted to take with me.

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Orange Bowknots

As much as I love a savory, crusty loaf of bread, there’s something wonderful about sweet, chewy rolls. As I flipped through some of my cookbooks I found a delicious-sounding recipe for Orange Bowknots.

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Garlic and Herb Focaccia

When I heard that dinner was to be lasagna, I decided to go with a simpler, quicker bread: focaccia. I’ve been looking forward to making some bread that I could slather in flavorful herbs and garlic. This week is my chance. (Note: I can’t say the word focaccia without either thinking “Gesundheit” or “Watch your language!”)

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No-Knead Bread, the Results

My favorite part of this bread is the texture. The crust manages to be crispy and chewy at the same time, two qualities that tend to be contradictory. The crumb is light and chewy, with large bubble holes. The yeast obviously did its job, and made for a very tasty bread. Now I’m wondering what I can make for Sunday dinner that will do this bread some justice.

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A Loaf by any Other Name

When I first began telling others of my resolution to make bread every week (and blog about it), I was surprised by two things. First, that people seemed so supportive. After all, my resolution involves eating more carbs and that’s not exactly typical. However, I was also astonished to find out that this idea was […]

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