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Communion Challah

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The following is a very subtle variation on a recipe found on allrecipes.com.  I began with the basic recipe, made some modifications suggested by a commenter with the name Feeding Frenzy, and added a couple of my own. Valerie is the current master bread baker in the house, but we have both been attempting to perfect it for over 25 years now…. Read more »

Flour, Yeast, Water, and Salt

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As the chapter title of a new bread book I bought asks, “What is it about bread?”  The most basic of recipes is just 4 very humble ingredients. Flour.  Yeast.  Water.  Salt. The process could be fairly quick and simple, or as many as 12 distinct steps and hours from start to finish.  So what is it about bread?  Well,… Read more »