Skip to Content

Making Homemade Bread – The 5 Simple Recipes We Couldn’t Live Without!

Is there anything better than making, baking and eating homemade bread?

There is simply nothing quite like the intoxicating aroma of homemade bread baking in the oven. And oh that taste!

For us, making homemade bread has been a way of life for a long time. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.

making homemade bread
The taste of homemade bread simply can’t be beat. Especially when it is fresh and hot out of the oven.

Not only is it better tasting than anything you can find in a store, it comes without all of those baked-in preservatives.

Let’s face it, perfectly sliced and uniform store bread wasn’t made that way for its great taste!

Unfortunately, it’s made that way because it’s cheap to create. And, of course, has a long shelf life. All thanks to a healthy dose of added preservatives.

bread dough
Just the smell of fresh bread dough can be enough to make you hungry. And then once it bakes, it is simply divine.

Whether it’s homemade biscuits, artisan bread, or fresh corn tortillas, we simply couldn’t live without the taste and freshness of making our own bread products.

Here is a look at our five favorite go-to recipes for making homemade bread.

5 Homemade Bread Recipes We Couldn’t Live Without!

Homemade Artisan Bread

This is a our absolute favorite go-to recipe for everyday bread.

In about 5 to 10 minutes, and with 6 simple ingredients, you are on your way to creating fresh artisan bread. Not only is it great tasting, it has ZERO preservatives!  See Recipe : Artisan Bread  

artisan bread
Our homemade artisan bread – one of the easiest and most delicious breads you can ever make!

But best of all, there is no need for hard work or kneading. Or, for that matter, a fancy bread machine.

All you do is mix up the ingredients and give it an hour to proof. Then, pop it in the oven on a baking stone, and you are rewarded with an amazing homemade loaf of bread! Affiliate link : Bread Baking Stone

Oven Roasted Garlic Bread

Just like the artisan bread above, oven roasted artisan garlic bread is our other mainstay for basic bread.

Only this version comes with the amazing flavor and aroma of garlic!

Our oven roasted artisan garlic bread.

Made with the same, no-fuss, easy method as traditional artisan bread, this garlic infused bread is perfect for any occasion. See: Oven Roasted Garlic Bread Recipe

Homemade Biscuits

Everyone needs a good biscuit recipe!

Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, there always seems to be an occasion where biscuits are needed.

Is there anything more delicious than homemade biscuits?

These are perfect for everything from biscuit sandwiches, biscuits and gravy, or putting underneath chicken and noodles. Or of course, simply having with a little butter or jelly. See: Homemade Biscuit Recipe

Homemade White Corn Tortillas

When we talk about making homemade breads and cutting our preservatives, that means all kinds of bread products!

Have you every really thought about those wraps and taco shells you buy at the grocery?  

homemade bread - tortilla
Street tacos made with delicious white corn tortillas.

How long have they actually been sitting there? And why do they have an expiration date two months from now?  

Making your own homemade corn tortillas from scratch is easy. And, to boot, you knock out all of those needless preservatives from your diet.

This corn tortilla recipe is perfect for making everything from homemade burritos, street tacos, or your own homemade tortilla chips. See : Corn Tortilla Recipe

100% Wheat Bread Recipe

Think the wheat bread you are buying in stores is really wheat bread? Think again!

Sadly, much of the “wheat” bread sold in grocery stores is actually only comprised of about 2% whole wheat flour.

making homemade bread
Most of the “wheat” breads in grocery story are made with far less than 100 percent wheat!

We have been making our own 100% wheat bread recipe for years. Not only is the taste incredible, it is actually made from an all wheat base.

Combined with our two artisan bread recipes, this bread is one of our daily go-to’s for sandwiches or the dinner table. See: Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Here is to making your own delicious homemade bread! Happy Baking – Jim and Mary.

As always, feel free to email us at with comments, questions, or to simply say hello! You can sign up for our free email list in the subscribe now box in the middle of this article. Follow us on Facebook here : OWG Facebook. This article may contain affiliate links.