English Muffins

Far easier to make than you might imagine. And unspeakably more flavorful than anything you can find that's store-bought.

3 hrs 30 mins

Semolina Pizza Dough

A little semolina goes a looooong way in lending this dough an easy-to-knead workability and a surprisingly tooth-sinking texture. That's right. Tooth-sinking.

2 hrs 15 mins

Sourdough Bagels

The pleasing smack of sourdough was seemingly made to be melded with the awesomely chewy denseness of bagels. And it's SO much easier than you'd expect!

10 hrs

Mini Funnel Cakes

Forget the state fair. You can have funnel cakes whenever you want. And as many as you want. Without asking your parents' permission. And they're as quick and easy as pancakes.

1 hr

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.

4 hrs

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.

18 hrs

Sourdough Bread

Craving that characteristic crust and crumb of an artisanal loaf of sourdough? We have just the beginner's recipe for you that's a cinch to pull off at home. Swear.

12 hrs 30 mins

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.

45 mins

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.

45 mins

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.

1 hr 30 mins

Jewish Rye Bread

Who doesn't love Jewish rye bread? The not-so-secret secret behind this recipe is the brilliant inclusion of onions and caraway seeds in the starter for a far more complex taste.

16 hrs 20 mins

Classic Homemade Bagels

No more excuses about how there's a dearth of decent bagels in your neighborhood. Nope. Not when you can make these.

13 hrs 15 mins

Soft Pretzels

Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.

10 hrs

Monkey Bread from Zoë François

A gooey, sweet, classic bread made from pull-apart blobs of brioche dough coated in a buttery, cinnamony caramel sauce that's gonna distract you in the best possible way.

7 hrs 5 mins

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

All the usual suspects—butter, sugar, eggs, nuts, and, natch, bananas–are here, save for gluten. And we were so tempted by the resulting taste and texture, we didn’t even miss it.

1 hr 30 mins

Brioche

Sure, you could traipse to a bakery and buy brioche rather than make them yourself. But where’s the satisfaction in that?

4 hrs 30 mins

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

"The best biscuits I've ever had!" is what we're hearing from many, many, many folks who when they first try these easy no-rolling-required biscuits. Amen to that.

35 mins

Rye Sourdough Starter

This rye sourdough starter doesn't require any yeast yet creates a better-than-bakery loaf of proper sourdough rye. You're welcome.

7 d

Buttermilk Sandwich Bread

A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes--dare we say it?--better than mom's. Way better. And just wait 'til you toast it.

1 hr 30 mins