Upgrade Your Breadbasket With Unexpected Flours

Liz Grossman

The best thing about plunking down a breadbasket in front of a group of hungry diners is that you’ve got a captive audience—as long as you’re offering something beyond slices of dry white bread or one-note dinner rolls. Flours like rye, wheat berry, and mesquite add color, texture, flavor, and healthful properties to breads, crackers, and cakes, bringing them from snoozeville to sleeper hits, and getting customers...