Breads

Four homemade burger buns dusted with flour on grey paper.

Burger Buns

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? There’s a lot more lovely things to be said about these rich, pillowy specimens of bread awesomeness.

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Several cooked papo-secos on a wire rack.

Papo Secos | Portuguese Rolls

David explains how to make classic Portuguese papo secos, the stuff of everyday eating, that essentially look like cherubic little baby buns and have a taste that’s also divine.

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  • 4 H
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A thin circle of stretched pizza dough being tossed in the air.

Jim Lahey’s Pizza Dough

We know you’ve always wanted to fling pizza dough like a boss. This recipe from master bread baker (and pizza flinger!) Jim Lahey helps you do exactly that.

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  • 18 H
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Bite-size bacon and cheese scones with smoked bacon and melted Asiago on top on a parchment-lined baking sheet

Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones

Cute as a button, and not much bigger, these buttery, bacony scones are the most diminutive and darned good biscuits we’ve had in recent memory. Maybe ever.

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Halved slices of sourdough stacked on top of each other on a white and grey marble surface.

Sourdough Bread

Craving an artisanal-like loaf of sourdough with that trademark crunchy crust and tender crumb? We have the recipe for you. And it’s a cinch to pull off. Swear.

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A glass jar with overflowing starter on a wooden surface as part of an explanation on how to make sourdough starter.

How to Make a Sourdough Starter

We’re hearing the same question over and over and over again. How do I a make sourdough starter? (That is, a homemade bread starter that requires no commercial yeast.) Here’s how in simple, easy steps.

Six Alabama muffin biscuits in a muffin tin.

Alabama Muffin Biscuits

These curiously named, easy peasy, shamelessly simple meldings of biscuit and muffins may make you swear off roll-out biscuits for good.

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  • 45 M
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Three pieces of mkate wa ufuta (Zanzibar sesame bread) with some sesame seeds sprinkled around it.

Zanzibar Sesame Bread | Mkate Wa Ufuta

We know what you’re thinking. Mkate what?! Yet once you try this unique and chewy, toasty, nutty, densely magnificent sesame flatbread from Zanzibar, you’ll be crooning about it to everyone who’ll listen.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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A stack of four slices of banana bread French toast dripping with maple syrup and topped with whipped cream

Banana Bread French Toast

That’s right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from—believe it—thickly sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in magic, doesn’t it?

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