Silver Hills Bakery & The Delight & Benefit Of Sprouted Bread

Sprouted bread is typically a product sold in natural food stores. In our little municipality—the island of Manhattan—the supermarkets are very small and you have to go to a natural foods store to find anything sprouted. Fortunately, we have more than a few Whole Foods Markets which carry sprouted breads (check both the fresh bread…
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Limited-Edition Heart-Shaped Cheesy Bread At Aldi’s

Bread lovers take note: heart-shaped cheesy bread goes on sale today at Aldi’s. Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen, which sells take-and-bake pizzas at Aldi’s, has created a limited-edition cheesy bread for Valentine’s Day, for $4.99. While “cheese bread” is typically a loaf made from dough that’s mixed with cheese, this cheesy bread is a heart-shaped crust…
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COOKING VIDEO RECIPE: Indian Naan Bread, Comfort Food

      Editor’s note: We regret that the producer of this video has discontinued it. Here is a substitute from YouTube.) If you enjoy baking bread, try Indian naan. Naan, which means “bread” in Persian, is a flatbread similar to the original, pocketless pita. It is usually leavened with yeast and baked in a…
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COOKING VIDEO: Challah Bread Recipe

  EDITOR’S NOTE: WE REGRET THAT THE PRODUCER OF THE VIDEO HAS DISCONTINUED IT. Challah, the traditional Jewish bread, dates to ancient Israel. The word itself refers to a tithe of bread that was given to the priests, who had no income. A portion of the dough was sanctified, and the remainder was used for…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Be Sure It’s Whole Grain Bread

Don’t be fooled by package ingredients. If it doesn’t say whole wheat or whole grain, it isn’t. (This sandwich bread is.) Yesterday, we were at the bagel shop perusing our choices. While leaning towards the “everything” bagel, we decided that, as a trade off for all the carbs and cream cheese fat, we should at…
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