hi, i'm new here... anyways... i'm looking for a good homemade roll recipe. I don't want to just make the same old regular rolls...i want a variety..
I'm making it for dinner with the in-laws. They're making beef stew. Any ideas? Thanks a bunch!
How about monkey bread (aka pull-apart bread)? If you Google, you'll find lots of variations. It seems to me the basic recipe calls for refrigerated biscuits in a can. Separate them, pinch each gently into a ball, dip in melted butter, roll in chopped herbs and/or grated cheese and/or spices (cumin, garlic powder, etc), pile up in a Bundt pan, bake according to recipe. You wind up with a bread ring, and everyone just pulls off a piece -- or two or three. This can also be sweet using cinnamon and sugar, orange zest, even mini chocolate chips!
For beef stew, maybe spread a dab of sun-dried tomato paste on each biscuit before you form a ball, roll in melted butter, then in a grated parmesan/parsley mix. I also seem to remember these are best hot out of the oven, so hopefully you can use the in-laws' oven while the stew is simmering on a stovetop burner.
There's a wave of no-knead bread roll recipes coming out now. A quick Google should give you what you need.