Bread
NO-KNEAD HONEY-OAT BREAD

NO-KNEAD HONEY-OAT BREAD

Fragrant, slightly dense, and pleasantly sweet, this loaf is great for toast—and sandwiches.YIELD: 16 SLICES (1 LOAF)1 cup quick-cooking oats (not instant), divided3½ cups unbleached bread flour or all-purpose flour, plus more as necessary, divided1½ tsp. salt1 tsp....

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LENTIL-POTATO PIZ’AANS WITH BROCCOLI SLAW

LENTIL-POTATO PIZ’AANS WITH BROCCOLI SLAW

A can of Indian-spiced lentil soup is the “sauce” on this potato-topped naan pizza.YIELD: MAKES 4 PIZZAS3 tsp. vegetable oil or olive oil, divided1 tsp. mango chutney1 tsp. cider vinegar2 cups broccoli slaw or grated broccoli stems and carrots6 new or baby red-skinned...

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GLUTEN-FREE COUNTRY BREAD

GLUTEN-FREE COUNTRY BREAD

A good recipe for homemade bread is worth its weight in gold to gluten-intolerant bakers. This soft, chewy loaf fits the bill.YIELD: MAKES 1 LOAF (10 SLICES)1 tsp. sugar1 0.75-oz. pkg. yeast1 cup brown rice flour1 cup sunflower seeds½ cup ground flaxseeds or flaxseed...

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CINNAMON-RAISIN ESSENE BREAD

CINNAMON-RAISIN ESSENE BREAD

No yeast, no filler, no kneading, no rising time… Essene bread is the essence of easy, whole-grain goodness. The only thing that takes some time is the grain-sprouting process. But once you establish the right conditions with a large jar and some fresh water, Mother...

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CHICKPEA & RED CABBAGE PITA PIZZAS

CHICKPEA & RED CABBAGE PITA PIZZAS

Generous toppings make this a fork-and-knife pizza. Save leftover cabbage for sandwiches.YIELD: SERVES 61½ Tbs. olive oil, divided6 cups thinly sliced red cabbage¼ cup balsamic vinegar2 Tbs. honey2 tsp. whole cumin seeds1 large clove garlic, peeled¼ tsp. salt1 15-oz....

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CHERRY TOMATO FOCACCIA

CHERRY TOMATO FOCACCIA

CHERRY TOMATO FOCACCIA A basic focaccia dough is topped with nuts, cherry tomatoes, and aromatics for a bread option that’s hearty enough to be served with a salad for a light lunch or supper.YIELD: SERVES 8TOPPING¼ cup shelled roasted pistachios¼ cup olive oil1 clove...

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Pita triangles

Pita triangles

makes 64 You can save time and buy pita chips at the store instead of making them, but homemade ones taste fresher and are more economical. In addition to or instead of salt and pepper, you can season the pita triangles with dried herbs, sesame seeds, or poppy seeds....

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Puris (Deep-Fried Puffed Bread)

Puris (Deep-Fried Puffed Bread)

Once cooked, these flaky breads must be served immediately, which means that you'll be at the stove while everyone else is seated at the table. It actually isn't too troublesome because Puris take only a few minutes to cook, and if you are well organized you can do it...

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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

When I was in Ireland I was served soda bread in every bed-and-breakfast house I stayed in (some ten to fifteen of them), and each one was different from the last. This is my favorite version, and one that is always eaten all up in one day in our house. MAKES 1 LOAF,...

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