Capture the luck of the Irish in celebratory St. Patrick's Day soda bread - and with no need for yeast, this bread is a breeze for baking beginners. We like ours studded with dried fruits and a sprinkling of sugar. Recipe: Spotted Dog (Irish Fruit Soda Bread)
Here cornbread gets a Southwestern kick with the help of jalapenos and extra-sharp cheddar cheese. But this is no rough and tumble loaf, the addition of buttermilk makes this bread tender to the taste. Recipe: Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread
A New England tradition, Anadama is a dense yeast bread made with cornmeal and flavored with molasses. We like ours with an underlying hint of nutmeg for added depth. Recipe: Anadama Bread
Garlic bread has never looked so good. This once-risen recipe won a blue ribbon at the St. Paul Bread Club bake-off thanks to its aromatic garlic flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Recipe: Garlic Pull-Apart Bread
Although these soft rolls slathered in butter may threaten your dinner's spotlight, we say go ahead and let these fluffy favorites steal the show at Easter dinner or a springtime supper. Recipe: Buttery Light Dinner Rolls
The French know a thing or two about breads - and especially about baguettes. Turn your kitchen into a Parisian Boulangerie with our simple recipe. Serve buttered slices with dinner or cut the baguette in half lengthwise to make sandwiches. Recipe: Baguettes
Show off your bread baking skills with this made-from-scratch loaf highlighted by a fresh cranberry crimson swirl. The traditional yeast risen recipe is well worth all of the the tender, love and care it requires. Recipe: Rosy Swirl Bread
A pretty topping of leeks and onions make our fabulous Italian focaccia a real show stopper. We suggest serving with a well of extra-virgin olive oil dashed with a balsamic vinaigrette for dipping. Recipe: Onion Focaccia
A childhood favorite for generations, it's hard to resist a loaf of buttery monkey bread. Kids will love tugging apart the soft rolls and our recipe will satisfying feed a crowd of eight. Recipe: Monkey Bread
Please don't grieve for the gluten-free. This wheat-less bread is a slice-able show-stopper with it's crispy crust and earthy taste. We suspect it will be a hit with gluten lovers too. Recipe: Crusty Gluten-Free Bread
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