Grandma’s Jewish Rye Bread

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on March 28, 2013

in Baking, bread, family recipe

I cannot believe that it’s been a week since my last post. Time sure flies when I’m on Spring Break! Since Adam and I didn’t travel anywhere this break, It’s been a break full of cleaning, crafting, and cooking. In the first bit of cleaning, I found a little folder full of my grandma’s recipes […]


Buttery Pretzel Puffs

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 4, 2012

in Baking, bread, family

I’ll admit it before anyone: I’m a busy-glorifier. I take pleasure in being able to say “Oh, I’m so sorry I couldn’t get to that, but I’ve just been SO BUSY!” And this quote is usually followed by a groan or “ugh”. I do, however, thrive when I’m busy and pressured. I was always one […]

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Sunday How-To: Delicious Wheat Bread

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on November 25, 2012

in Baking, bread, simple recipe

So many people email and tell me that they’re “so scared” of making yeasted breads. They swear that there’s something wrong with them and that they just can’t get yeast to work. Their breads come out too dense, they don’t rise, or they come out flavorless. Sunday How-To to the rescue! This tutorial is for […]


Gluten-Free Apple Cider Fritters

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 16, 2012

in Baking, bread, friends, guest post, nails, Side Dishes, vegetarian

I very rarely make gluten-free treats. Ok, that’s not completely true. I make gluten-free food all the time, just not for the sole reason of it being gluten-free. I don’t have any sort of gluten intolerance, nor do I toy with cutting out gluten for the sole reason that it’s “trendy.” However, as many of […]


Creamy Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 10, 2012

in bread, vegetables, vegetarian

There is a very good reason for my long post hiatus. I’d bore you with the details if I thought that it even mattered, but to be honest, I figure you all would rather one good, quality post with a delicious recipe or food event, instead of a glorified picture of a bowl from Chipotle. […]