Bakehouse, Food

Off the Beaten Pastry Path: Rugelach

Growing up, I remember my mom taking me to Zingerman’s Deli Next Door. They were our special mother-daughter outings. She would get her afternoon cup of coffee, and I picked out a sweet treat. Usually, I went with a Funky Chunky Chocolate Chip cookie. A standard kid pick. That desire to pick a cookie or […]

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Bakehouse, Food, Specials

Fat Tuesday Fun: Don’t Miss Out on Our Delectable Paczki

It’s almost time for Paczki, those fried, filled pillows of deliciousness that are utterly irresistible. Zingerman’s Bakehouse makes them every year for Fat Tuesday, and this year the gluttonous day falls on Tuesday, February 28. Our Paczki are only available for one day and sell out every year, so place an order for yours today […]

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Bakehouse, Bread, Food Artisans

Gumption & Grilled Cheese: The Saga of Sourdough

Now, I suppose I can start back at the beginning of the story. We have been baking Sourdough bread since we opened the Bakehouse, back in 1992. But, back then, we called it “San Francisco Sourdough,” in honor of the well known naturally leavened bread tradition out in California. Fitting, right? As the Bakehouse started […]

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Bakehouse, Food Artisans

For the Love of Goose Fat: We Practice This Forgotten Jewish Culinary Tradition All Year ‘Round

During the holidays, we read an interesting New York Times article from writer Jeffrey Yoskowitz titled “Goose: A Hanukkah Tradition”. In the piece, he talked about a forgotten tradition—the Chanukah goose: When Hanukkah fell on the Sabbath, Jewish families of means would host a feast with roast goose, latkes fried in its schmaltz and most […]

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Bakehouse, Bread, Food Artisans

Local Favorite, Local Flavor: Our Chestnut Baguette Is SO Michigan

Here at Zingerman’s Bakehouse, we have taken the phrase “eating local” to heart with the dawn of our Michigan Chestnut Baguette (among other things). The history of chestnuts at the Bakehouse goes back nearly 50 years. Bakehouse co-founder, Frank Carollo, has been eating chestnuts for many years. It was a common food at the holiday […]

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Bakehouse, Bread

Our Rustic Italian Is a Gateway to the Wonderful World of Artisan Bread

Growing up in Ann Arbor, I have always had really great bread right at my fingertips. Well, at least by the time I started eating bread (and having bread preferences), it has always been a short drive away at the Bakehouse. In fact, some of my earliest memories are of my mom, with me in […]

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