A simple technique for buttery, fluffy starters. Wow your family and guests by adding these to your breadbasket.
Practice Makes Perfect
You walk into your local bakery or pastry shop and see a gorgeous display of handmade breads and baked goods. Then you daydream for a minute about making them yourself. But you snap yourself out of it. Nah, you think, I could never make those myself. Yes, you can. It’s time to get your hands—and countertops—dirty (well, covered in flour at least).
Working with yeast dough can be one of the most satisfying journeys in the kitchen. The alchemy of transforming flour and water into perfectly light, buttery rolls or chewy, pillow-soft breadsticks goes beyond cooking. It’s art. And as with any worthwhile endeavor, mastery comes with practice. With our step-by-step guidance, your first batch will be great; your second will be even better. Forget your doubts—dive in and enjoy.