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Can You Save Money By Baking Your Bread?

A 5 pound bag of organic flour can lead to many adventures, and bread making is a great choice. Have you ever thought about how many loaves one can make with a bag? Or if you are saving money versus buying bread made? I recently made up jars of my favorite bread machine recipe, to… Continue reading Can You Save Money By Baking Your Bread?

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Water Bagels

There was only one bread cookbook my mom used and that was her worn copy of Betty Crocker’s Breads. When we made bread, bagels, English muffins, bread sticks and so forth, the recipes always came from that book. I inherited my mom’s copy and it holds a special place for me – flipping through the… Continue reading Water Bagels

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No Knead Bread: Bread Mix in a Jar

While I love my bread machine (and seriously, it makes life so much easier), having a few tricks for quick bread, that doesn't need a machine is a must. I have a basic no-knead bread recipe I have used for quite some time. And as a bonus? It fits into a quart mason jar, so… Continue reading No Knead Bread: Bread Mix in a Jar

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Herb Focaccia Bread

Even with cold weather, and freezes, I find in the PNW that my hardier herbs are still usable in winter. Rosemary is great, even when it's frozen. This a great recipe for soup nights. Herb Focaccia Bread Ingredients: 1 cup warm water (115-120ºF) 1 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 Tbsp dry yeast 1 tsp fine sea… Continue reading Herb Focaccia Bread