Honey Oat Quick BreadEven if you don't like to cook, making soup and bread can be satisfying and comforting. When I first started dating my husband I was shocked to find out that although he rarely actually cooked, he had a favorite bread recipe, by James Beard no less! (How did he even know who James Beard was?) And on top of that, he had even been known to FedEx baked loaves of bread to his favorite relatives around the country.
To warm up against the cold weather I'm digging out a few homemade bread recipes and classic hearty soup recipes-my favorites are bouillabaisse, mulligatawny and cream of mushroom (see recipe below). To make these soup recipes healthier I added extra vegetables and slimmed down on ingredients like fattier cuts of meat and heavy cream.
I love to pair these soups with easy, versatile bread recipes from Nancy Baggett, expert baker and the author of numerous cookbooks. The kneadless olive bread is a yeast bread that is "kneaded" with an electric mixer (either a hand-heldRead More »from Hot, hot, hot! Soup & bread recipes you’ll love