Fresh Breads

11 home-baked favorites, from corn bread to shortbread.

Simple pint-glass bread made without the use of many utensils. Get the recipe for Pint Glass Bread »

Breakfast Bread

Bread is a staple of the Irish table; to do this recipe justice, use high-quality flour and top it with dense Irish butter. Get the recipe for Breakfast Bread »
See the Recipe Christopher Hirsheimer
See the Recipe Christopher Hirsheimer

Lafayette Gingerbread Cake

According to tradition, this gingerbread cake was made in the 1780s by George Washington’s mother for General Lafayette. Get the recipe for Lafayette Gingerbread Cake »

Rosemary Shortbread

A recipe in The Herbfarm Cookbook (Scribner, 2000) for lavender shortbread inspired this version of the classic cookie.