Homemade Granola

Jars of homemade granola and fruit

This homemade granola recipe is inspired by my Aunt Melissa. We lived on a commune in Vermont in the 1960s and 70s, where we grew and prepared all our own food. The actual granola recipe was lost when my aunt passed away decades ago, but I know this one is close because the smell as it bakes transports me back to those days. Melissa made massive batches of the healthy, slightly sweet cereal, enough to feed the dozens of people who shared the land with us, and also to sell at the local co-op, where my dad worked.

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Cinnamon Star Bread

Cinnamon star bread on a marble countertop

This beautiful cinnamon star bread recipe is shockingly easy to create. It’s perfect for so many occasions—from holiday breakfast to a regular old Saturday brunch. The beauty of this easier-than-it-looks recipe is that you can play with the flavors to match your mood, sweet or savory! You’ll find the recipe and some variations below.

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