Banana bread

Banana Bread: An Old Favorite

Banana bread has a confusing history because this bread variety was likely experimented with for centuries. But in terms of its true history, banana bread dates to mid-20th century America. Bananas aren’t native to most of North America and were only sparingly available in the U.S. throughout the 1800s. Ship captains had difficulty solving the puzzle of how to successfully transport a fruit that ripened (and rotted) so quickly.

Eton Mess

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What Is Eton Mess?

If you live outside of the UK or Europe, you likely have no idea what Eton Mess is, let alone where it came from. Eton mess is a simple but elegant no-bake dessert that your entire family will likely love. Thanks to its light and airy texture and form, as well as a light taste thanks to the various fruits the dish, is prepared with, Eton Mess is popular as both a lightweight dessert and an incredibly versatile one as well. But what exactly is Eton Mess?

Bishop Bread

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Bishop’s Bread

There are many types of bread and desserts that have origins and stories shrouded in mystery. Bishop’s Bread–also referred to as “Bishop Bread” fits this fact perfectly. Possibly hailing from Northern Europe, but also quite possibly from America as well, Bishop’s Bread is deliciously sweet and fruity, and this is what makes it such a popular Christmas season bread.

Carrot Cake

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Carrot Cake: A History

In the world of desserts, there are some that are just too iconic to ever lose their popularity. Carrot cake is certainly one of these desserts. Carrot cake does not just have carrots but also nuts as well as spices such as cinnamon, ginger and ground mixed spices. Fruit including pineapple, raisins, and shredded coconut can also be used to add a natural sweetness.

Sourdough Starters

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Sourdough Starter: Our Epic Guide

The sourdough starter is the heart and soul of a great bread baking operation. It’s what feeds your oven, it makes your dough rise, and it gives you that wonderful tangy flavor in your loaves. We are going to be looking at everything you need to know about sourdough starters, including how to make your own starter, and the best way to use it in bread baking.

Irish Soda Bread

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Irish Soda Bread: It’s Not Just for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish soda bread is a popular bread choice that has a rich history. This type of bread continues to be popular today, from its poor beginnings. The actual name comes from the soda ash (sodium carbonate) that was added to the dough during baking instead of traditional yeast. Today, soda bread is baked in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Pizza Dough University

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Pizza Dough University

If you’re a fan of pizza, then you know that the dough is an important part (many would say the most important part) of the dish. There are many different recipes for pizza dough, and each one has its own set of ingredients and instructions. We want you to enroll in our very own Pizza Dough University. After reading our epic guide, you’ll be an honor graduate for sure!

Stovetop Pizza

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Stovetop Pizza

Do you love pizza but don’t have an oven? Or maybe you want to try a different way of cooking your pizza. No problem! You can easily cook pizza on the stovetop using a variety of methods. Here’s all you need to know.

Sourdough Pizza Dough

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Sourdough Pizza Dough From Scratch

Making sourdough pizza dough from scratch is a great way to use up your sourdough starter discard. Not only does it taste delicious, but it’s also healthier than traditional pizza dough. In this blog post, we will show you how to make sourdough pizza dough using just a few simple ingredients. We will also share some tips on how to freeze the dough so that you can enjoy homemade sourdough pizza any time you want!