bread and related recipes

Popovers

Preheat oven to 425F. Melt butter. Grease 12 muffin cups with the butter. In mixing bowl, beat together the eggs and milk and add any remaining cooled butter. Add flour, wheat germ and salt. Blend with wire whisk. Using soup ladle, fill each muffin cup until half way full. Bake for about 25 minutes, or until the tops are browned. DO NOT open the oven door until the end. Serve with jam for breakfast or with soup for lunch or dinner.
makes about 11 popovers.


popovers

*NOTE: Brand names are available at Sunflower Natural Foods.
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1¼ cup KIMBALL BROOK FARM Vermont milk
  • 1¼ cup BOB'S RED MILL organic unbleached white flour
  • 1 tablespoon BOB'S RED MILL wheat germ
  • scant ¼ teaspoon salt
Dog Biscuits

In mixing bowl, combine wheat flour, oat flour and Cinnamon. In another bowl, mix together egg, applesauce, and water. Combine dry and wet mixtures. Mix until dough is smooth but not sticky, adding more water or flour as needed. Set rounded ball of dough in floured bowl. Chill in refrigerator for an hour or to suit your schedule. Preheat oven to 350F. Roll out dough into a thin sheet. Cut biscuits with cookie cutters. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 25 minutes or until tops are golden.
Makes 20 to 25 biscuits.


apple oat dog biscuits-good for humans too

*NOTE: Brand names are available at Sunflower Natural Foods.
  • 1 cup BOB'S RED MILL organic wheat flour
  • ½ cup BOB'S RED MILL gluten-free premium oat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • ½ cup VILLAGE CANNERY OF VERMONT unsweetened applesauce
  • about ¼ cup good water
  • butter for greasing baking pan
Pita Bread

In a glass or stainless bowl, add yeast to water and cider. Let sit for about half an hour to an hour. Add flour and salt. Stir and knead until dough is smooth and no longer sticky. Oil mixing bowl, add dough, cover with plastic wrap and kitchen towel. Let sit at room temperature..to suit your schedule. You can even let the dough sit out in a cool room or refrigerator over night.

When the dough has doubled in size, punch down on floured surface. Divide into 6 sections, and form each into a ball. Let balls sit for about 15 minutes, until the dough is relaxed. Roll each round into a circle, about ½ inch thick. Let dough sit for a bit. Bake rounds for about 10 minutes in HOT pre-heated 475F oven, using the lowest rack, and if possible, baking on stone tiles.

When breads are baked, remove from oven. To avoid crusty tops, wrap breads in a cloth towel, and place in paper bag. OR you can brush breads with water, oil or butter. Experiment with all options, and have fun.
makes 6 pita breads.


pita bread

*NOTE: Brand names are available at Sunflower Natural Foods.
  • 1 ½ teaspoons RED STAR dried baking yeast
  • 1 cup good water, at room temperature
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons apple cider
  • about 3 cups BOB'S RED MILL organic unbleached white flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • COLAVITA organic olive oil or butter for brushing tops of breads
Whole Wheat Millet Bread

Making bread is fun. Know that bread dough is hardy, and that when you read a recipe, it is not necessary to follow the timing instructions verbatim. So, enjoy your day, and work on the bread when it is convenient for you...................... In bowl, combine 3 cups whole wheat flour, yeast, cider and water. Mix well for about 300 strokes. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and let rise for a few hours or to suit your schedule. IF the dough sits for hours, add more flour to the mixture. Next add corn oil, salt and millet and remaining flour so that the dough is no longer sticky and it can be kneaded. Knead well on floured surface for about 10 minutes. Let rest again on floured surface, covered for a few hours, to suit your schedule. Then, shape into three rounds. With sharp knife, make slits on top. Heat oven to 450F. Bake for about 40 minutes, or until the bottoms of the loaves sound hollow when tapped.
makes 3 loaves


whole wheat millet bread

*NOTE: Brand names are available at Sunflower Natural Foods.
  • approximately 7 cups
    BOB'S RED MILL organic whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon RED STAR baking yeast
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider or apple juice
  • 3 cups good water, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup BOB'S RED MILL millet