Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

Whether you are still scrounging for ingredients or not, one thing is for certain: there is a lot of baking going on right now! I’ve been mostly turning to comforting recipes, things that remind me of my childhood. I’ve probably eaten more peanut butter sandwiches in the last 2 weeks than I have in the last 10 years. These rolls tick all the boxes: comforting, homey, easy to make, and makes a large batch if you have several people to feed or just need to eat 10 rolls to get through the day. The ingredient list isn’t too crazy, and you can use a combination of flours, depending on what you have on hand.

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Spiced Date Rye Bread

When one hears rye bread, crusty, hearty artisan style bread comes to mind.  This is not that.  Soft, slightly sweet, flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg, this is a different kind of rye bread.  Studded with chewy dates that play off the earthy flavors of the rye flour, this bread is equally at home in savory (grilled cheese!) or sweet applications.

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Tahini Swirled Brownies with Pomegranate Curd

Just because Valentine’s Day has passed, doesn’t mean it’s time to move on from chocolate desserts. In fact, it’s never time to move on from chocolate desserts. Especially decadent ones like these lusciously chocolatey brownies made with two kinds of cocoa powder and swirled with tahini for a nutty, slightly bitter note, and then topped with sweet and tangy pomegranate curd, fresh fruit and whipped cream.

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