Patricia “Sister Schubert” Barnes

Recent Posts By Patricia “Sister Schubert” Barnes

Generosity: The Best Way to Warm Up This Winter

Conquer Old Man Winter by giving someone a little warmth from your heart and soul. My recipe for a favorite chicken soup—along with my Parker House Style Rolls, of course—can help. We’re in the last and often coldest days of winter here in the South. But that’s one of my favorite times of year to knock on someone’s door with […]

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Spread the Love with Sister Schubert’s

When I was growing up in Troy, Ala., my parents never booked a sitter on Valentine’s Day. The most romantic day of the year even happens to be their wedding anniversary, but they made the whole holiday about celebrating the love we had as a family. They hung out around the house with my siblings and me instead of stealing […]

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Sister Schubert Shares Holiday Traditions

Every Christmas, my family revisits traditions that bring us closer together and remind us to reach out to others. As a mom and grandmother, I’m the keeper of our family’s holiday traditions—passed down to my children like heirlooms. After all, that’s how I learned the secrets of making bread, from my Grandmother Gommey. She first showed me how to knead […]

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Sister Schubert’s Tips for Making the Holidays Easy

It’s not about what’s on the table, but who’s around it. That’s my treasured philosophy about holiday entertaining. Even though I’ve spent decades making homemade bread and built a business around getting hot, delicious rolls onto tables in a fast and easy way, gathering people around the table is always my ultimate goal. And I know many of you set […]

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