Making homemade bread sounds intimidating. No one wants to invest the time, only to have the bread come out of the oven totally different than what they expected. But these simple recipes are so straightforward, they're actually impossible to botch.
On a chilly morning, sometimes cold cereal just won't cut it. Good news: homemade bread doesn't need to be a special occasion breakfast. From tender cream scones to marbled chocolate banana bread, all of these recipes are easy to make and guaranteed to start your day off with a smile.
There are lots of ways to make bread at home, but my favorite is Jim Lahey's no-knead method. Whenever I make it, I feel like a magician, taking a meal full of gaps and making it into an abundant whole.