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Strawberry Rhubarb Cake from Three Little Halves

A couple of years ago, I embarked on a mission to find the yummiest, most enticing, and most delicious recipe for fruit bread. The best fruit bread on this planet. Period. Just in case you are wondering, my search had nothing to do with culinary curiosity, nothing to do with a quest for excellence and kitchen supremacy. No, no, no, it was a different story altogether: my six-year-old daughter was refusing to eat fruits and an intervention was badly needed. Those who have a six-year-old will understand the magnitude of the effort. They know developing your child’s palate and diversifying… Read more

Parker House rolls

Parker House Rolls

With six cooking modes, the Wolf Gourmet countertop oven delivers all the features you expect from a full-size oven. Today’s recipe incorporates two modes, PROOF and BAKE. The set temperature for PROOF mode is 80°F, the optimal temperature for a yeast dough to rise. Why? When yeast is added to flour and water, it starts consuming the sugars in the flour and releases carbon dioxide, which makes the dough rise in bulk. Yeast cells are more active in warm environments, and the PROOF mode provides the ideal, draft-free environment for yeast to work its magic. The origin of these deliciously… Read more