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

Coffee Can Bread

Coffee can bread is fun to make. When you’re looking for a dainty sandwich bread or an easy way to make sandwiches that can be served to children, try this idea.  You can use any bread recipe you’d like.  Pick your favorite, whether it’s whole wheat, oatmeal, rye, or basic white bread.  The photo above shows loaves from regular bread pans as well as coffee can loaves. Mix up the dough and let it rise.  Then, … Read more