Savory Christmas Bread

Baking with the King

It may be a few days after Santa popped down the chimney, but if your tree is still up, there’s no reason you can’t keep baking like it’s Christmas!  After all the cookies I’ve been eating lately, I was in the mood for something savory to bake.  King Arthur Flour once again did not let me down – I stumbled upon this savory Christmas bread full of cheese, green peppers, and sun-dried tomatoes and figured I’d give it a try.

If you want a delicious-tasting bread that takes less than an hour to make, this recipe is for you!

Ok, let’s start off with the recipe found in my King Arthur Baker’s Companion:


  • 3 cups (12 and 3/4 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces provolone cheese, grated (approximately 2 cups)
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 3 large…

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Prince Charles moves forward with plans to charge £120 for beach metal detecting permit.

The Daily Detectorist

With the new Tory government in place, Teresa May has given the nod for the delighted Prince Charles to move forward with his long desired scheme of charging metal detectorists to search any land in the United Kingdom that he holds a duchy.
For Decades, the heir to the throne of England has relentlessly pushed his idea of charging detectorists to try and rapaciously scrape more money from his duchies in Cornwall, Wales and any other beaches owned by the crown estate, and he allegedly believes that £120 a month is a fair price to pay for a hobby that regularly gives financial return. After a special secret meeting at the house of lords attended by all seat holders, Teresa May, and Prince Charles, a decision was passed with immediate effect, that a metal detecting license is now required by law to search crown estate beaches and all beaches in…

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Bacon Cheddar Cornbread — Baking with the King

A savory take on a classic favorite, this bacon cheddar cornbread will not disappoint!

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The Revolutionary Art of Hearth-Keeping


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We are living in terrible times. Every passing day brings more violent racist, homophobic, transphobic, anti-Semitic, xenophobic and classist attacks and incidents at every level of society, from local street violence to “Alt-Right” rallies to State and Federal governmental attempts to (and occasional successes in) passing oppressive legislation to the stripping away of protections for vulnerable communities. The regime we are currently living under is one that attempts to strip us of both individual and group identity, shames us for interdependence, and seeks to destroy our connection to ancestors and descendants, and to the land upon which we live (as complex as these relationships can be). The dominant paradigm is one that endorses survival of the most privileged, at the expense of nondominant communities and vulnerable people. And we are handed the lie that we can rise above the oppression of our people by disavowing ourselves of our cultures, that…

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Blueberry Almond Pound Cake —

I found some blueberries at a really good price at my local market, so it was the perfect time to make this Blueberry Almond Pound Cake! If you like blueberries, you will need to try this–it’s so moist, dense, and rich! You can also use frozen blueberries in this cake, but the baking time will […]

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Granola-Carrot Bread —

I’ve never heard a quick bread being described as “rustic,” but I think that’s the perfect description for this Granola-Carrot Bread. It’s a real down-to earth quick bread, made with whole wheat flour, grated carrots, granola, light olive oil, and chopped nuts. And it looks kind of rustic, with the texture of the nuts, carrots […]

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Blueberry Cornbread Muffins —

Cornbread and cornbread muffins remind me of fall. Maybe because chili reminds me of fall too–and chili and cornbread go together so well. It’s officially fall now, but I wanted to give a last nod to summer by adding a summery element to these cornbread muffins–fresh blueberries! The blueberries give this slightly-sweet cornbread a great […]

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