Molasses Rye Bread

My beloved mother-in-law requested that I bake some rye bread for Easter dinner so I decided to play around a little bit and get more creative than my typical recipe. So here is my newly created molasses rye… Really easy to make and absolutely delicious! And don’t worry, it’s not an overly sweet bread even though it hasContinue reading “Molasses Rye Bread”

Limerick Lane from Russian River

The exact origin of the limerick is uncertain, as is the reasoning for calling these quirky (and usually dirty *cough* There once was a man from Nantucket *cough*) poems “limericks”… but it is widely believed that they are named after prose parlour games that were said to be popular in the city of Limerick, IrelandContinue reading “Limerick Lane from Russian River”

Bagel Bread Pudding w/ Bacon

Don’t you hate it when you buy a dozen bagels and don’t go through them!? Sure, you could freeze them, but frozen bread always tastes a little off to me… So what do you do? Feed the birds? Throw ’em away? Nah, make bread pudding! Check out my recipe below for a savory bread puddingContinue reading “Bagel Bread Pudding w/ Bacon”

Wine Review – 2012 Julien Sunier Fleurie

For a long time now… heck, for the greater part of my time on this Earth, the word Beaujolais has been synonymous with uninteresting, poorly made, cheap, light bodied red wine. Producers like Louis Jadot and Georges Duboeuf took everything that was beautiful, and pure, and special about Gamay grown just south of Burgundy and molested it.Continue reading “Wine Review – 2012 Julien Sunier Fleurie”