<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=403686353314829&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">
  • The Chopping Blog

Whole Wheat Pita Bread, Step by Step

      My first experience with pita bread was 40 or more years ago in the small Midwestern town from where I am from. I don’t exactly remember what was in the pita, but I do remember thinking pita ...

Read More

All Rise for Yeasted Doughnuts

  You can’t get very far in America without running into a donut shop. We have embraced the history of this dessert found all over the world and made it into our own. Of course, doughnuts as we know ...

Read More

The Best Homemade Pizza I've Ever Made

When a chef friend of mine recently told me about his latest adventures in making homemade pizza thanks to a book called The Elements of Pizza, I knew I had to give this dough with a very long ...

Read More

How I Conquered My Fear of Yeast Breads

  For years I was intimidated by yeast breads. After all, working with yeast is like performing magic - such amazing transformation of ingredients! I remember my first brush with bread making decades ...

Read More

Conchas: A Mexican Sweet Treat

  I love having adventures in the kitchen, and I love making recipes that are totally unfamiliar to me. Both of these occurred when I tried my hand at making conchas, a traditional Mexican sweet ...

Read More

Honey Buns Reimagined

  Growing up, my husband was accustomed to the luxuries of convenience store snack cakes and assorted pre-packaged cookies. Whereas at my house, my mom baked and made pretty much everything we ate.

Read More

How to Make English Muffins

    My favorite style of English muffins is the sourdough kind, but that method is a bit involved. This is the recipe that you can use when you wake up in the morning, decide you want a fresh-baked ...

Read More

Easy Naan Bread

I used to be afraid of using yeast in recipes. I think it was because I had one failed attempt, and I thought to myself “Well, I am just not meant to be a baker!” 

Read More

Croissants D.I.Y.

One of the many reasons why I love blogging for The Chopping Block is that I get to try new things at home that I probably would have never attempted before, like making croissants from scratch.

Read More

DIY Bread Baking

I have been teaching myself how to bake bread over the past three years. I have to admit that the endeavor comes in spurts. Since I generally cook for just one (occasionally two), I only need to do ...

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

subscribe
Most Recent Posts

cooking_classes
gift_cards
mobile_club
Sign Up To Get