Bread machine dough for the most delicious holiday rolls

The holidays is just around the corner and it is indeed a great time to start  trying out new and different recipes that could be a big hit for the holiday time. This time I had some leftovers of brie and cranberries, thus prepared some pretty tasty rolls. You will need: 1/4 of cup cranberry…

Cranberry and mushroom risotto in bread maker

Last week I shared a recipe that I have submitted for Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. This week I would like to share one more. The cranberries have inspired me to cook a risotto with mushrooms and some rosemary. I used my Zojirushi bread maker to cook it. It was again very quick and…

Sweet corn soup with chili flakes and homemade croutons

Last week I made some homemade croutons – a great way to use up a stale bread. I used them for making sweet corn soup with chili flakes. You can prepare croutons in a very simple way: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Brush stale bread on both sides with olive oil….

Simple and delicious Parmesan macaroni and cheese in bread machine

Macaroni and cheese is considered to be one of the most traditional comfort foods in U.S. Still, the history of this dish is quite interesting and goes long back. Pasta and cheese casseroles have been recorded as early as the 14th century in the Italian cookbook Liber de Coquina, one of the oldest medieval cookbooks,…

Blueberry jam for breakfast

It is not only bread that we have an excess of in our house, but jam as well. Thus, I am trying to use it in different ways. For breakfast I bought some cottage cheese and mixed it up with blueberry jam (see the link below of the recipe). I had this quite healthy breakfast with…

Sandwich time!

I have made so much bread lately! We eat it every day. Below some photos of sandwiches made using whole wheat bread. Turkey sandwich (cheese spread, smoked turkey, lettuce) Swiss cheese sandwich (organic butter, swiss cheese, lettuce)  

Organic bread crumbs

I have been baking quite a bit of bread lately. Thus, we have a lot of leftover. I have decided to make some organic bread crumbs from leftovers of whole wheat bread. The process is quite straightforward: just leave old bread to dry and then crush it. I have left it for almost a week on my…

Healthy whole wheat bread

  It is said that whole wheat bread is more healthy than the regular white one. I have decided to make a quick research on that and well this is what I found: The health benefits of wheat depend entirely on the form in which you eat it. These benefits will be few if you…