While devouring gluten-free Udi's bagels yesterday, our office chewed over the news that Udi's Gluten-Free Foods had been bought by Smart Balance for $125 million. That's big money, but Udi's Gluten-Free Foods -- founded by Udi's, the beloved breadmaker that offers fresh-baked goodness in grocery st ... More >>
The city of Lafayette has been hosting the Quaker Oatmeal Festival since 1996. This annual celebration starts with an oatmeal breakfast, which leads into an oatmeal baking contest, a health fair and a 5k run, and ends with hundreds of people getting plenty of fiber in their diets -- and free, full-s ... More >>
Many chefs are sour on baking, but enough sour beer convinced Patrick Langlois to come up with a gingerbread cookie recipe that worked perfectly with Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Orange.
That no-baking chef business gets a rise out of Mantonat:
In this week's Chef and Tell chat with Sean McGaughey, the kitchen king of Opus, he admits that the spaghetti from his high school cafeteria has scarred him for life but that his obsession with Jubes Nata De Coco is alive and well. McGaughey has a passion for bread, too, and while baking brea ... More >>
Philip PostonI've been presented with many, many versions of beer bread over the years, and despite my love of both beer and bread, I've yet to try a loaf that I actually liked. Nothing against the people kind enough to share theirs with me, but they tended to choose darkish, full-bodied ale ... More >>
Mark MangerThe cinnamon rolls are baked in-house -- but the bread isn't.Wooden Spoon Cafe & Bakery, which I reviewed last week, is now my weekend haunt, and I regularly hang out at one of the tables in this small spot, digging into pastries baked in the open kitchen just behind the counter.
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Philip PostonSpinach is in season at Berry Patch Farms, a family-owned certified organic farm in Brighton, and Berry Patch spinach -- deeply forest green in color and bitter and sweet in flavor -- is some of the best around.
While I was munching on some of that spinach the other day, I thou ... More >>
Looks just like real bread, doesn't it?
While I am not generally one for hyping the cause of vegetarian-this or vegan-that, there has always been something about the art (yes, art) of vegan and gluten-free baking that has tickled my geek bone. It's the same instinct that makes me love the m ... More >>