French Style Country Bread

As this cold weather continues I decided to make my Roasted Mushroom Soup blogged on January 30, 2012.

I needed a nice crusty loaf of bread to go with it so I went to the King Arthur Flour website and found the recipe below.

It tasted amazing and had a lovely texture. Lots of nice “wishing holes”!

http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/french-style-country-bread-recipe

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Creme Brulee

Years ago I took a French cooking course. I saw creme brulee as one of the desserts we were making. I despise custard so I thought I would hate it. Wrong again.

I am having a friend over for dinner tonight and she is gluten-free. I thought this would be the perfect winter dessert.

It is simple to make and delicious. It is much better well-chilled so start it early in your day to ensure enough chilling time in the fridge.

I have a convection oven so I was able to skip the water bath.

Here is the recipe below.

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Cauliflower and Celery Root Soup

I just received Make It Ahead by Ina Garten from Amazon last night.

I decided this soup would be perfect for tonight’s dinner.

I think I will be cooking from this book a lot and blogging more of her recipes.

I have also included the recipe for the croutons.

This has made a huge amount and the recipe says it freezes really well so that is what will happen with the leftovers.

Here is the recipe.

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King Arthur’s Classic White Sandwich Bread

The temperature dropped like a stone last night and I decided today was a good day to bake bread and warm up the kitchen.

There is something so wonderful about the smell of bread baking in your own kitchen.

I found the recipe below on the King Arthur Flour website.

Here it is.

http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/king-arthurs-classic-white-sandwich-bread-recipe

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