Celebrate National Pretzel Day! Pretzel’s Past & An Amazing Soft Pretzel Recipe

Did you know that the twists in pretzels are meant to look like arms crossed in prayer? See the resemblance? Twins!  According to Folklore, pretzels were created by a monk around 610 in Italy. According to The History of Science and Technology, the monk baked strips of dough that he folded into a shape resembling […]

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Kindred Milk Bread ~Frugal Hausfrau

There are times you can’t help yourself, you just have to make a recipe – and this is one of those times! This is Kindred’s Milk Bread. It’s served at Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina to every dinner table. It’s a beautiful thing, this bread. Make it – I promise you you’ll love it! via…

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Quick, Fast, Easy & Foolproof 30 Minute Pizza Dough

Super Quick Pizza Dough Since we’re in Pizza week here at Once Upon a Spice I wanted to share a very tasty Pizzaria style dough that’s ready to top in about 30 minutes! This soft pillowy base works wonderfully for Quick, Fast, Easy and Delicious pizza, stuffed breads, calzones and stromboli. So easy to put…

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Black & White Cupcakes & a little cookie history

Black & White Cookies aka Half moon cookies, half and half cookies and in Germany Amerikaners have always been an elusive, personal favorite of mine. Why elusive? Mostly because they are so difficult to find! However, when I do unearth them, I snatch up a dozen of the soft, hand-sized, yin and yang frosted shortbreads,…

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Guest Chef Wednesday! Mamul by Lynn from Lynz Real Cooking!

Mamul is a baking masterpiece offered by my dear friend Lynn of LynzRealCooking. She’s an amazing women with extreme diverse culinary talents whom I hold in high regard and close to my heart. Please check out her blog–it’s nothing short of incredible! Lynn says, “Mamul is a traditional Middle Eastern cookie that is made for the Eid…

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Pretzels: The Legend & BEST Soft Pretzel Recipe

Did you know that the twists in pretzels are meant to look like arms crossed in prayer? See the resemblance? Twins!  According to Folklore, pretzels were created by a monk around 610 in Italy. According to The History of Science and Technology, the monk baked strips of dough that he folded into a shape resembling…

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