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Whole Wheat Sourdough Pita Bread

Whole Wheat Sourdough Pita Bread is rich with whole grain flavor and a touch honey sweetness. It’s so much fun to watch the bread rounds balloon in the oven. This recipe is actually quite easy to make. Using sourdough starter instead of commercial yeast extends the time, but it’s mostly hands-off. The payoff is a…

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Rumtopf (Rum Pot)

Rumtopf (aka Rum Pot) is an easy and delicious way to preserve successive waves of seasonal fruit. This traditional European recipe is boozy, sweet and fun to eat. Making Rumtopf is a time-honored way to preserve seasonal fruit. Start when the first fruit comes into season, usually strawberries in the late spring. Combine the fruit…

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I’m Eileen, blogger, cookbook author and trained pastry chef. I have always loved teaching people how to bake. I firmly believe that, with a little guidance and a good recipe, anyone can bake from scratch.

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