Title: Baking Your Way Through the Holidays: Breads, Cakes, & Treats for All Your Celebrations
Author: Fr. Dominic Garramone, OSB
The busy holiday season awaits, but you’ll want to make time for baking traditional breads and sweet treats for the whole family. The Bread Monk has collected all his favorite holiday recipes in Baking Your Way Through the Holidays: Breads, Cakes, & Treats for All Your Celebrations. You’ll find his Best Ever Crescent Rolls to mop up gravy at Thanksgiving, a wide array of flavorful coffeecakes for holiday breakfast and brunches, and traditional breads like Challah, Hoska, and Panettone. Fr. Dominic also shares his grandmother’s Sour Cream Cinnamon Roll recipe and his mother’s almond-flavored Cut-Out Sugar Cookies, along with other family favorites like Sausage Roll-Ups and Orange Biscuit Twists with a chocolate drizzle. Round out the year with two different versions of King Cake, and you’ll have a whole season’s worth of baked delights and sweet memories. Each recipe comes with Fr. Dom’s customary clear instructions, serving suggestions, and heartwarming stories to inspire your holiday baking. With so many tempting treats, you’ll be baking your way from November to January, and for years to come.
Father Dominic Garramone, OSB is a monk of Saint Bede Abbey in Peru IL. He was the host of the PBS cooking show Breaking Bread with Father Dominic from 1999 to 2001, and has written eight cookbooks. Fr. Dominic shares his knowledge of all things bread through bread demos throughout the country and is also an online baking instructor for Craftsy.com. His ”Breadhead Minutes” are aired on PBS and YouTube. Father Dom says he got his culinary education ”between my mother’s kitchen, PBS and the public library.” You can find out more at his website breadmonk.com.