May 272012
Challah with Cinnamon Sugar/Chocolate Chips/Blueberries

May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah! Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by Tamar Ansh, she encouraged us to bake beautifully braided breads. I’ve already made Challah once before and I did a 3 braid straight bread the first time. This time I wanted to challenge myself by making a 6 braid straight, 4 braid straight, Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 192012
Maple Glazed Challah

Challah is basically a braided loaf that is typically made to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath and on ceremonial occasions or during festive holidays. The story behind choosing this recipe is that I used to love dolls as a child especially the ones with long hair. With the assumption that some wants and desires are genetically passed on, I used to get Barbie dolls for my daughter when she was a toddler. She would throw them Want to know more about this recipe?