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Fried Hand Pies at the Roadshow (Made by the Bakehouse)

Fried pies are the perfect pastry to take on the road! Once upon a time, about 15 years ago, we started selling pimento cheese. Back then, only a handful of folks in Ann Arbor seemed to have heard of it. Anyone who grew up in the South was excited to see it on the Roadhouse […]

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Fresh Radishes, Cultured Butter, Country Miche & Fleur de Sel

A super-simple spring pleasure to put on your table at home today One of my favorite parts of spring eating is this amazingly simple and super delicious little “appetizer.” It’s a coming together of fresh vegetables and fresh bread, great butter, and a small sprinkle of sea salt, that wakes up taste buds and, as […]

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Bernardo Conticelli Comes to Town

A taste of Zingerman’s Food Tours here in the ZCoB! If you’ve ever found yourself considering the idea of signing up for one of those amaZing Zingerman’s Food Tours, but haven’t yet decided to do it, here are a couple of chances to have a taste locally! While managing partner Kristie Brablec is the maestro […]

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“Caviar of the South” at the Coffee Company

Totally tasty toast with pimento cheese, black pepper, and olive oil! It’s not a well-known fact, but I’m pretty sure that one of the most delicious ways to have breakfast or lunch in the ZCoB is to come out to the Coffee Company (a few hundred feet up the walk from the Bakehouse). Hanging on […]

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Chestnut Baguettes – Special Bakehouse Bake on May 3 and 4

A beautiful and delicious bread to brighten your day One of my all-time favorite Bakehouse breads will be available this coming weekend, May 3 and 4, at the Bakeshop and Deli! Feel free to order ahead to be sure to get yours. I’ll be picking up a couple for our house! James Beard once said: […]

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Lemon Sponge Cake at the Bakehouse for Passover—and More!

Light, delicious, and made without wheat Over the course of the coming eight days of Passover, the Bakehouse’s lovely Lemon Sponge Cake will be gracing any number of local tables. That said, you don’t have to be Jewish or celebrating Passover to enjoy it—Rachel Seng, marvelous manager of the Roadshow, says this has long been […]

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