Christmas Breads: Cranberry and Pumpkin

These 2 breads have been part of my holiday tradition since I was in charge of my very first kitchen. It never occurred to me (one knows so little about what one doesn't know) that they would become an annual quest when we moved across the pond. For our first Christmas, in Ireland, I found … Continue reading…

The Babes do Christmas! It’s Stollen

Stollen. A Christmas tradition hailing from Dresden, Germany.  According to Susan, of Wild Yeast, the Babes Host Kitchen of the Month, the bread is supposed to resemble the Christ Child in the Manger. Use your imagination….. And then imagine a very calm (I'm certain) Susan, pulling her beautiful Stollen out of the oven just before … Continue reading…