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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 »

Monday Musings: Getting the Horse to Drink

So you probably know of or have a horse that you can get to the water…either willingly or kicking and screaming.  But once there, the horse refuses to drink.  Maybe the horse isn’t thirsty yet…so time goes by…maybe it should be thirsty now, but still refuses to drink.  So more time goes by…the horse has to get thirsty at some point… Read more »