How to Make Homemade Bread Without a Mixer

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    No mixer homemade bread. Making your own homemade bread is not difficult, even if you have to mix it by hand. (People used to do it by hand back in the day, and it’s just as easy now as it was then.) You can mix it up without using a mixer, and, while it might take a little longer, you will have the satisfaction of accomplishing this feat in short order! Your oven. You … Read more

Golden Sesame Braid Bread

This Golden Sesame Braid Bread is a festive loaf and is easy to make. Using regular flour (not bread flour), eggs, and milk, it is different than your normal homemade bread. Basic Instructions on Milk in Bread The recipe calls for scalded and then cooled milk. I just warmed mine enough to melt the butter. Back in the day when milk was not pasteurized, milk was always scalded when used in cooking and baking. Then … Read more

Poppyseed Bread

This poppyseed bread recipe is a tried and true tradition in our house. It is so easy to make, and it’s also very moist. I used to make a dozen of these at Christmas to share with our children’s school teachers. The pans I used were the mini-loaf pans. The bread is easy to freeze and nice to have for the time you need an easy pull-out-of-the-freezer snack when you need a quick addition for an … Read more

Homemade French Bread


Homemade French Bread What better bread to serve with spaghetti, lasagna or fettuccine than some homemade French bread?!  Always a family favorite, this recipe was usually the request of our oldest when he chose his menu for his birthday supper.  I’ve used this bread to make garlic bread. I’ve made it so often that I don’t need the recipe, and I’m  happy to share it with you.  You’ll just need the normal bread ingredients, including … Read more

Cornmeal Rolls

Cornmeal Rolls – A Family Favorite I came across this recipe for cornmeal rolls over twenty-three years ago, and I can’t begin to tell you how many times I’ve cooked up this cornmeal mush and baked these rolls. Between family, extended family and church events, it’s one of the most frequently asked for rolls I make. I don’t even know when the last time was that I needed to look at the recipe when mixing … Read more