Spelt Dinner Rolls

Spelt Dinner Rolls

  You’ve heard this from me before (and from other bloggers, I’m sure):  one of the best parts of blogging is the friendships made with other food-minded people.  After four years of blogging, I now count as friends several lovely people I would never have met apart from starting L&A.  I’ve been a part of a few […]

Pumpkin Cheese Bread

Pumpkin Cheese Bread

  My town is a maze of jogging trails, linking each part of the neighborhood to the others.  It’s one of the things I love about living here; I’m only a short drive from San Francisco but here it feels like living in the country.  A fellow local might correct me by saying that the trails are actually […]

Kavring: Swedish Dark Rye Bread

Kavring- Swedish Dark Rye Bread

  One of the destinations on our recent Scandinavia/Russia trip last month was Sweden.  With stops in six countries over a two-week trip, Stockholm was our main focus for two days after disembarking our cruise ship that took us through the Baltic Sea.  This was the first European trip my husband and I have taken in […]

Benoîtons with Chocolate Chips

Benoitons with Chocolate Chips (French Rye Rolls)

  On the day of our departure from France my husband and I rose early.  Already on “home” mode, we packed the night before and, after a light breakfast, went about tidying up the apartment we rented during the last half of our vacation (more on this in an upcoming post).  It had been a […]

Banana Bread with Cookie Butter

Banana Bread with Cookie Butter

  If it’s been a little quiet around here, it’s because I’ve been hanging out at this spot the last couple of days.  My husband and I weren’t sure if we’d make this trip this year because of his cycling accident so we’re very happy to be here now.  We’ve taken it very, very easy […]