Fresh: Bake Necessities

Necessity Baking Company, owned by Ellen Carney Granda of Lake Bluff, specializes in loaves of European-style bread, and sweet and savory pastries made with high-quality ingredients, including unbleached flour.

The “Faux-caccia” loaf is ciabatta on the bottom at foccaccia on top, and the Plum Crazy is studded with prunes and chocolate chips.

Necessity Baking Company
Highland Park

Available at the Chicago French Market and at the following farmers markets: Long Grove, Arlington Heights, Deerfield, Lake Bluff, Northfield, Park Ridge, Ravinia and Wilmette.