freeze before proofing

and then proof overnight for

the next day’s breakfast

source, 24 servings

1.5 c warm full-fat nut milk, 2 packets yeast, 1/4 c brown sugar, 4.5 c flour, 1 t salt, 3 frozen sticks earth balance buttery sticks, fillings: chocolate, jam

slice butter, layer on wax paper to 5×8″, smooth or pound with rolling pin, keep chilled; in stand mixer combine milk, yeast, sugar, stand 5 minutes; add salt & 3.5 c flour, dough hook 7 minutes; mix in rest of flour with dough hook; form a rectangle, wrap & chill 1 hr; roll out to 10×16″ on silpat, place butter in center, fold in 3 like a letter, roll out to 10×15″, fold in 3, wrap & chill 1 hr; repeat rolling, folding, chilling 3 more times; after 4th time wrap & chill 8-18 hours; divide dough, keeping half chilled; roll out each half to 12×16″ on silpat, cut into 12 triangles, fill, roll up; proof 2.5 hours on baking sheets with silpat, covered; heat oven to 425, place baking sheets in oven with ice cubes, reduce to 400 F, 10 minutes; 325 F, 10 minutes

baguettes with whole wheat

adjust the water

temperature in case the food

processor heats up


3/4 c white whole wheat flour, 1 packet instant yeast, 3 c flour, 2 t salt, 1.5-2 c warm water

food processor, adding water until a ball forms; flour ball, rise 2 hours; form 3 logs with floured hands, rest 20 minutes; form baguettes, slash tops; bake on heated stone, 465 F, 30 minutes

pumpkin curry & yeasted naan

vegan or dairy

yogurt and milk for the naan

use plain and full fat

curry source, naan source, 4 servings

naan: 4 c flour, 2 T canola oil, 4 T yogurt, 1 packet yeast, 1 T sugar, 1 t kosher salt, 1 t powder, 1 c warm milk; curry: olive oil, 1 sliced onion, 1 T minced garlic, 2 sliced jalapeƱos, 1 bay leaf, 1 t dried ginger, 2 t garam masala, 2 t cumin, 1 t turmeric, 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed & drained; 1 can pumpkin, 1 can coconut cream, juice of 1 lime, cilantro; toppings: cilantro, lime wedges, rice

naan: knead to form shaggy dough, adding warm water if needed, rest 30 minutes; cook 8 flattened balls on both sides on hot heavy nonstick pan; curry: heat oil, spices, garlic, onion, jalapeƱos, cook 5 minutes; add chickpeas, pumpkin, cream, lime juice; simmer 10 minutes, adding water if needed; add cilantro; serve with naan and toppings

thin crust pizza

chill dough overnight

then leave at room temperature

for a few hours

source, 2 servings

dough: 2.5 c flour, 1 t kosher salt, 3/4 t yeast, 1 t olive oil, scant c warm water; sauce: canned tomatoes blended with kosher salt, olive oil; toppings: basil, olive oil, kosher salt, red pepper flakes, miyokos fresh vegan mozzarella

knead dough 3 minutes, rest 15 minutes, knead 3 minutes, chill overnight, bring to room temperature; form 2 rounds, add sauce, toppings; bake singly on preheated stone, 500 F, 5-10 minutes or until browning

deep dish pizza

put scissors next to

the pizza and people can

cut their own slices


dough: 1 3/4 c + 2 T flour, 3/4 c warm water, 1 T olive oil, 3/4 t kosher salt, 1/2 t yeast; 1.5 T olive oil, 1 1/4 c grated mozzarella, 1/2 c tomato sauce, herbs, parm

mix dough; rest 5 minutes, fold 3x, fold & rest 4x total; rest 40 minutes, chill overnight, oil dough, press & dimple into oiled skillet, rest 15 minutes, press & dimple, proof 2 hours, sprinkle 1 c cheese over entire dough, add sauce, rest of cheese; 450 F 25 minutes on bottom rack; remove, add herbs & parm, loosen from pan with knife

overnight bread

the bread ferments while

fireflies blink and bullfrogs

call into the night

source, for 1 loaf

1 2/3 c warm water + 1/4 t yeast, 3 1/3 c flour, 2 t kosher salt

mix to form a shaggy dough, adding more flour if needed; rest, covered, 20 hours, room temperature; knead 5x, rest, covered, 2 hours; with oiled hands place dough in a 450 F oven in a preheated dutch oven; 30 minutes covered, 30 minutes uncovered

filled bread

vegan chocolate chips,

roasted veggies and miso,

or some vegan cheese

for 3 loaves

6.5 c flour, 3 c warm water, 2 packets yeast, 1.5 T kosher salt, fillings, olive oil

combine water, yeast, salt; add flour, stir to form a shaggy dough; rise 2 hours, covered lightly; divide into 3 floured rectangles on floured silpat; fill, close, place seam-side down, add some topping on top to identify, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with additional kosher salt, rest 40 minutes; heat a baking stone on the middle rack of the oven and a pan on the bottom rack to 450 F; transfer silpat onto stone, pour 1 c warm water into pan, bake 30 minutes or until brown

chocolate chip breakfast knots

sprinkle with sugar

or even cinnamon or

salt before baking

12 servings, 231 calories

1 packet yeast + 1 c warm water, 2 T maple syrup, 2 T olive oil, 1 t kosher salt, 1 c white whole wheat flour, 2 c white flour, 1 c chocolate chips

form a ball, rest 15 minutes in a warm place, make 12 knots on silpat, sprinkle with toppings, rest while oven heats, 350 F, 30 minutes


when the pan smells like

a bakery, it’s time to

flip over the naan

previous version, 4 servings

4 c flour, 1/4 c sugar, 3/4 c plain yogurt, 2 t soda, 2 t salt, olive oil + warm water

form a ball, adding water & oil as needed; rest 30 minutes, make thin rounds, cook each side in a hot un-greased heavy pan