Fresh Breads Published Sep 3, 2009 8:00 AM Food SHARE 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. MORE TO READ RELATED The Guava Dish That Makes Cubans Nostalgic for Home How the sweet fruit connects this writer’s husband to his native country. READ NOW RELATED Hone Your Knife (And Sharpening Skills) With This Simple Method Our test kitchen manager shows you how to achieve the perfect edge. RELATED The Revival of an Under-the-Radar Idli from Kerala Meet the people keeping the tradition alive.