COOKING VIDEO RECIPE: Indian Naan Bread, Comfort Food

  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 tandoor (clay oven). This distinguishes it from roti, which is cooked on an iron griddle called a tava (almost all Indian…
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COOKING VIDEO: Challah Bread Recipe

  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 ordinary consumption. It became customary to serve challah with all Sabbath and holiday…
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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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TIP OF THE DAY: Choose Sourdough As Your White Bread

You’ve no doubt heard over and over again that you should switch empty-carb white bread for whole grain breads. We love the complex flavor of whole grain breads—wheat, oat, rye, spelt and multigrain combinations. But what if you just can’t give up your white bread? According to Pick It Kick It: Simple Choices, Huge Results,…
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PRODUCT: Save Bread Calories With Pepperidge Farm Deli Flats

A chicken sandwich on Deli Flats. Photo courtesy Pepperidge Farm. We love bread, and we love companies that figure out how to make it less caloric. Pepperidge Farm is high on our love list, with new 100-calorie Deli Flats. We’re not sure that Deli Flats is the best name, because you can make just about…
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