These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!
Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped with coarse salt and fresh rosemary but other toppings can be added, such as thinly sliced tomatoes, olives or grated cheese, to name just a few. Enjoy it warm out of the oven with Italian favorites, like Pasta e Fagioli or Fettucini Bolognese. Leftovers are delicious sliced for sandwiches. GET THE RECIPE
Naan is a soft and pillowy Indian-style flatbread traditionally made in a tandoor, or cylindrical clay oven. Believe it or not, it's easy to make at home -- all you need is a cast iron skillet or non-stick pan. Serve it with soup or Indian-style curry dishes for soaking up the sauce. GET THE RECIPE
Known in Ireland as a Spotted Dog or Railway Cake, Irish soda bread is a simple table bread leavened with baking soda, generously "spotted" with currants and caraway seeds. This Irish-American version is a touch sweet, so serve it as you would cornbread -- for breakfast, a snack or a side dish. GET THE RECIPE
With a fluffy inside and a toasty crust, these rich and buttery biscuits are the best to ever come out of my oven. They're easy to make: you can throw the dough together in ten minutes and enjoy the biscuits with your meal less than fifteen minutes later. GET THE RECIPE