A lot of people are surprised to hear Paula doesn’t always bake from scratch. But she’s said on countless occasions that she’s never met a boxed cake mix she didn’t like. Plus, pre-made crusts and pastry sure do help in a pinch. However, she still loves to bake from scratch—start to finish with her own two hands—just like her grandmother taught her to do.
If you’ve got the urge to bake from scratch too, these bread and dessert recipes are just the ticket to get you started.