Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

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 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: Make Portuguese sweet bread

Want a sweet bread for a nice holiday treat? This Portuguese Sweet Bread will do the trick. Just watch the video recipe to learn how to make it, just like your grandmother used to make. A classic sweet bread treat. You can even use the dough to make Portuguese doughnuts.

How To: Make garlic and cheese biscuits with Paula Deen

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it's officially the holiday season: In less than two months we'll faceroll our way through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. And as we all know, the holiday season is also the season of gluttony. While we advise you to limit your portion sizes and only have one serving of your favorite dishes this holiday season, we definitely don't think you should avoid good food.

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: Make a crusty and crispy French bread

With a stand mixer, making bread has never been easier. So, if in the past, you've shied away from making bread because of its complicated process, you don't need to worry anymore, especially with this crusty French bread. But don't be fooled by the crisply baked (but delicious) crust, the inside is so soft it will melt in your mouth. Check out this full video recipe for crusty French bread.

How To: Make Mediterranean pita bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Mediterranean pita bread. First, you will need to gather, flour, sugar, yeast, salt olive oil, and water to make this. Now, measure out 1 tsp of sugar and empty 1 packet of yeast into it, then add 1/2 c of warm water. Let this sit for around 15 minutes until it's foamy. Now, measure out 2 c white flour with 2 c wheat flour, then add in 2 tsp of salt and mix these up in a large bowl. Now, add in 1 c warm water to the dough and then add in the yeast mixtur...

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: Make toast using a coat hanger & cans with Jenny Jones

Have you just moved into a new place and don't have a toaster yet? No problem! No need to abandon that breakfast staple. In this tutorial, Jenny Jones shows you how to make toast without a toaster! All you need is your bread, your stove, a coat hanger and two aluminum cans. This is perfect for camping, too! In Jenny's own words, "If you can make toast without a toaster, think what else you can do in life that seemed impossible!"

How To: Make a holiday "no knead" pumpkin bread

Chef John from Food Wishes demonstrates how to make no knead pumpkin bread for the holidays. First, add a half a cup of plain pumpkin puree, a cup of warm water, 1/4 of a teaspoon of yeast, 1 1/4 teaspoons of salt and a dash of pumpkin spice to a mixing bowl. Whisk the ingredients together. Then, add three cups of all purpose flour. Mix the ingredients with a spatula. Cover the bowl with a barely damp towel and let the pumpkin dough rise for 12 to 16 hours. Next, generously cover a baking she...

How To: Make raw sprouted bread using wheat berries

Thatoneguyonline makes raw sprouted bread from wheat berries. He shows the process of making the bread from sprouting the wheat berries to making a sandwich for lunch from the bread that he makes. He puts the wheat berries into a sprouter filled with water and leaves them to sprout for a few days. The video shows the wheat berries at each stage of the sprouting. Then he processes and mixes the wheat berries into a dough that he forms into slices and sticks. Then he uses the bread for breakfas...

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 Indian missi roti with left over daal

Have you ever had just a little bit of daal leftover and you didn’t know what to do with it? Maybe it wasn’t even enough for one person, let alone your whole family. If this is you, then try this delicious recipe for missi roti (also known as daal roti) which is Indian unleavened bread made with flour and daal, or lentils. It has the goodness of carbs and protein all in one shot! Watch this how to video to learn how to make Indian style flat bread called missi roti.

How To: Make English bread

English bread - no sugar here and perfect for vegans! This simple, hand-made bread is perfect for beans on toast, or with some nice yeast extract and a good cup of tea. It's so English, you'll be whistling Monty Python and driving small, fuel efficient cars before you finish the loaf.

How To: Make Cinnamon French Toast the Quick and Easy Way

I wanted to share with you guys my quick and easy cinnamon french toast recipe. I have been craving some french toast all week. The items you will need is: eggs, milk, cinnamon, bread, powdered sugar. This is a great and easy breakfast to make. Check out my video for a great step-by-step on how to make my famous cinnamon french toast!

How To: Make delicious and fluffy sweet potato pancakes

A delicious twist on the traditional pancake! For this recipe, you will need: 2 medium peeled sweet potatoes, 3 eggs, 2 2/4 cups milk, 1/4 cup butter, 2 3/4 cups flour, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 tablespoon salt, cinnamon and mini marshmallows. Make delicious and fluffy sweet potato pancakes.

How To: Make the classic holiday Stollen bread

A German favorite! For this recipe, you will need: 2 cups dark raisins, 3/4 cup golden raisins, 1/4 cup candied lemon peel, 1 cup candied orange peel, 4 tablespoons dark rum, 2 tablespoons vanilla extract, 10 ounces almond paste, 2 tablespoons dry yeast, 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons bread flour, 1/4 cup milk, 1 1/3 cups more bread flour, 5 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons almond paste, 2/3 cup butter, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/3 teaspoon cardamom. Make the cla...

How To: Bake a loaf of basic white bread

An easy and quick lesson on how to bake a basic loaf of bread! For this tutorial, you will need: 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of warm water, 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast, 2 tablespoons honey, 3 1/2 cup cups all purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 cup dry milk powder, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter and nonstick cooking spray. Bake a loaf of basic white bread.

How To: Make fun bread animals with your kids

Teach your children how to bake the fun way! Start with some basic bread dough and the roll them out into fun animal shapes. The ingredients are: 1 packet of yeast, 2 cups warm water, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/4 cup vegetable pil, 5 cups flour, 2 teaspoons salt and nonstick cooking spray. Make fun bread animals with your kids.

How To: Make crispy Parmesan and fennel Italian breadsticks

So easy, and so tasty! To make these, you will need: 2 teaspoons of sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast, 1 1/2 cups warm water, 2 cups all purpose flour, 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 7 tablespoons olive oil and 3 1/2 more cups all purpose flour. Serve with olive oil and balsamic vineagar! Make crispy Parmesan and fennel Italian breadsticks.

How To: Make a loaf of moist, delicious zucchini bread

Nothing treats zucchini better than zucchini bread! For this recipe, you will need: 1 cup vegetable oil, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3 eggs, 2 cups grated zucchini, 3 tablespoons vanilla, 2 cups all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 cup of chopped nuts. Make a loaf of moist, delicious zucchini bread.

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