Category: Yeast Breads

Nothing is better than the smell of fresh bread baking. I have always enjoyed the task of making bread: the mixing and the kneading is great therapy to help melt the day’s cares away. It’s always satisfying to see the dough rise, and the first slice of warm, fragrant crusty bread will make anyone’s mouths water.


Quick-Rise Buns

These buns rise quicker than other yeast doughs, so you can make a batch in the morning and have them ready for lunch.  They are a good, all-purpose bun.  In fact, before I found the Honey Buttermilk Buns recipe, these...


Easter Bread

Rich and flakey from the eggs and butter, and flavored with brown sugar and orange, it is a traditional bread for Easter, but is good any time of the year. Delicious served with sweetened cream cheese (Pashka).

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Sticky Cinnamon Buns

Sticky Cinnamon Buns I made a version of these often when the kids were little, and everyone always loved them. I have gradually evolved the recipe over the years, always trying to get the perfect cinnamon bun. This recipe is...

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Honey Buttermilk Bread and Buns

Honey Buttermilk Bread and Buns This makes a wonderful white bread with a tender crumb and a hint of sweetness.  The bread is best when it is hot from the oven.  You can also make it into buns, which can...

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Pizza Dough Recipe

Pizza Dough Makes the perfect not-too-thick, not-too-thin pizza crust for your favorite pizza.  If you like a thinner crust, divide the dough into three.  If you prefer a thicker crust, divide the dough into two.  You can freeze the dough...