Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

How To: Bake Homemade Dinner Rolls from Scratch

Dinner rolls help complete any decent family meal, but can the frozen dinner rolls in lieu of some fresh, homemade ones! You won't believe how easy rolls are to make, and once you hop in the kitchen and try them out, you'll never go back to the mediocre store brought brands. They're buttery and light and far superior than any pre-baked rolls.

How To: Bake Kamut bread

Jane Murphy shows you how to make this great heart healthy recipe for Kamut bread. The trick is to replace the oil with applesauce. Kamut is a grain from Africa and the main ingredient in this bread.

How To: Bake tasty banana bread with a perfectly textured batter

Bananas are a hard sell sometimes when it comes to the kitchen. If you're not eating it straight up, you might not be getting the full effect. That's why a lot of recipes fail when they include bananas, but not this one. This one's a keeper. A family recipe to be saved forever, to be made over and over again. No banana bread ever tasted this good!

How To: Make Saj bread AKA Markouk

Saj bread, also called Markouk, is a type of flat bread common in the middle eastern countries. It is baked on a domed or convex metal griddle, known as Saj. Similar to the procedures for making other flat breads, the dough of Saj bread is flattened and kept very thin prior to cooking, resulting in a very slender depth to this bread.

How To: Make pan tumaca (spanish breakfast toast)

In this tutorial, we learn how to make pan tumaca. First, grab a thick crusted bread and slice it into a few pieces, then place it in the toaster. Next, cut a tomato in half, then use a cheese grater to grate the tomato. You will get down to the skin of the tomato, but have a mush at the end. Next, cut a clove of garlic in half, not going through all the way, just to open the garlic up. Remove the root from the garlic, then rub it onto your piece of toast. After this, rub some olive oil onto ...

How To: Make crispy popovers with a custard filling

If you haven't tried popovers then you haven't experienced an experience that's equivalent to having fireworks lighting up in your mouth. With the fluffiest crust ever that resembles a muffin top and a hollow center just big enough to fill with custard or chocolate, it combines doughy goodness with creamy sweetness in the center.

How To: Create a Thanksgiving stuffing with Martha Stewart

There are a zillion ways to make stuffing for your Thanksgiving bird, but only one way to make it Martha Stewart-style. If you're cooking for a big party this year of 20 people or more, Martha offers a delicious, buttery recipe for stuffing that'll satiate all the mouths you'll have to feed while still having leftover for casserole.

How To: Make Pakistani lacha paratha

If you're interested in learning new recipes and want to try a recipe for a Pakistani food, follow this video tutorial on how to make Lacha Paratha. Paratha looks similar to a tortilla, but has some subtle differences. The video guides us through what ingredients are necessary for the recipe, the steps to making the dough, rolling it, and how to cook it on a skillet. The bread requires only a few ingredients and takes only minutes to prepare and cook.

How To: Bake paratha

Paratha are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Note: Chapatis are cooked without oil whereas Parathas are pan fried.

How To: Knead, rise and shape bread dough

First of all you have to be very patient while kneading dough. You need a lightly floured surface to press the dough. Use the heel of your hand to knead the roll down and away in a rolling motion. Give the dough a quarter turn then fold it over and then push it down.

How To: Make roti or an Indian tortilla

This is a video tutorial describing how to make an Indian dish. This dish is a roti or an Indian tortilla. The first step is to gather all of the ingredients. You will need water, flour, oil, salt, and garlic salt. The first thing you will start with is flour. Add flour to your bowl, then pour salt, oil, and garlic salt into your bowl. Add as much of these ingredients as you think is right. Then you will add the water in. Add a little bit at a time so that you will not add too much or too lit...

How To: Make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones. First, take 8 oz of a good dark chocolate and chop it up. Place this in a bowl, then add in 1/8 tsp of chipotle peppers. Also add in a pinch of salt, then add in 1/2 c of heavy cream to a skillet and bring to a boil. After it boils, pour it over the chocolate and let it sit for around 3 minutes. Then, give it a stir until it's completely smooth and beautiful. Pour this onto plastic wrap, then roll into a log sha...

How To: Spruce up frozen store-bought bread with Betty

We all love homemade bread but sometimes there just is not enough time to start one from scratch. In this clip, Betty will show you how to turn that frozen store bought dough into something just as yummy as home baked with a few simple steps. Follow along and serve delicious bread with your next meal, straight out of the oven. Yum!

How To: Cook Scottish scones on a griddle

Scones are one of the best and most diverse of the breakfast pastries. The Scottish variety lacks the sweetness of some others but is still hearty and delicious with a coffee. This video will show you how to make a perfect batch of Scottish Scones.

How To: Make French baguettes using a bread machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make French baguettes using a bread machine. To make this, you will need: 2 c water, 5 c bread flour, 2 tbsp white sugar, 2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp rapid rise years, and 1 egg yolk whisked with 1 tbsp water. Place all of your ingredients except for the yolk and water into the bread machine and let it knead the dough. When finished, sprinkle corn meal onto a hard flat surface, then shape it into baguette shapes. When finished, brush the egg yolk and water mixture ove...

How To: Make fresh bagels with Julia Child

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make fresh bagels. Be careful to avoid developing a skin on the outside of the bagel. Yeast is a necessary ingredient in this homemade recipe. Make fresh bagels with Julia Child.

How To: Braid puff pastry

The flaky, buttery qualities of puff pastry make it ideal for strudel. Look for it in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. Watch this video to learn how to braid puff pastry to make delicious strudel.

How To: Make traditional Maori fried bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Maori fried bread. First, pour in some flour with lemon flavored kelp that has been crushed into a small consistency. Then, mix in some salt and baking soda. Then, add in the yeast and pour in some warm water. Knead this inside the bowl, then put aside and let sit for 30 minutes. When it's finished sitting, heat up canola oil in a large pan and cut the bread up into small pieces. Gently put the bread in the oil and let it fry until it's golden brown. Whe...

How To: Make a Peach French toast bake

Make this dish in advance and pop it right into the oven on Sunday morning. Use whole grain bread, eggs, low-fat milk, vanilla, frozen peaches, brown sugar, and cinnamon. There is nothing better than a peach French toast bake to supplement a healthy breakfast.

How To: Make warm and buttery croissants

Whether you're planning a special breakfast or are craving a buttery treat, these croissants are quick and easy to whip up. You will need water, evaporated milk, butter, eggs, salt, sugar, bread flour and active dried yeast. When finished serve with butter, jam or jelly.

How To: Make sada roti from Trinidad and Tobago

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make Sada Roti. The ingredients required are: 3 cups of all purpose flour, 1 tsp of baking powder, 1-2 cups of water and a dash of salt. Mix all the ingredients together to form a dough mixture. Then cover the bowl with the mixture for 15-20 minutes. Then break the dough into 3 pieces and flatten each of the with roller. Now cook on an oven at medium-high temperature 2-3 minutes on each side. Finish by placing it in the microwave for 1 minute on hi...

How To: Create a puff-pastry cornucopia

In this video we learn how to make a puff-pastry cornucopia. This is a great centerpiece for Thanksgiving and can be used to hold different foods such as buiscuts or finger sandwiches. First we need to form the mold for the cornucopia. You take some tin foil and make about 13-16 balls. These are spacers for inside the mold. Then you cut a piece of tin foil about 30" long. You place your balls in the middle and wrap your foil up over. Start to form your cornucopia the way you like. Try to make...

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