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, 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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Bakehouse

Get ‘Em While You Can: These Bakehouse Favorites Are Going on Vacation

New year, new goodies. The Bakehouse creates so many delicious treats that, every so often, we have to cycle our favorite items out to make room for our other favorite items. This month there will be some big turnover (watch the video above for some of what’s going away!), so make sure to get in […]

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Bakehouse, Bread

Why I NEVER Store My Bread in Plastic Bags

With all these breads in my kitchen counter, you might be inclined to think that I carefully store them all in plastic bags to keep them fresh. I don’t. Ever. NEVER. That’s right. For all the bread I bring home, I never, ever, ever put it in plastic bags. Why? Because although this may sound […]

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Bakehouse, Bread

It Came from Transylvania! Somodi Kálacs Are Back, BUT Just for the Weekend

It’s sweet, it’s buttery, it’s swirled with cinnamon sugar, and it’s back—but just for a very limited time. For the uninitiated, Somodi Kálacs is a delicious yeasted traditional Hungarian Easter bread that we learned how to make in a village in Transylvania during our trip there back in 2012. We’ve loved it ever since, and […]

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