[LMB] OT: Attention all cooks: looking for a bread recipe NOTusing a bread machine
A.Hendon at BrooklynPublicLibrary.org
Mon Aug 24 17:46:35 BST 2009
My mother made bread every week for years and years. She always used
the same recipe which had:
All purpose flour
I will find the recipe at home and post it tomorrow. It makes excellent
plain white sandwich bread.
Youth Selection Team Leader
Brooklyn Public Library
a.hendon at brooklynpubliclibrary.org
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> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Attention all cooks: looking for a
> bread recipe NOTusing a bread machine
> --- On Sat, 8/22/09, Heather Boyer <bobug at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I tend to go to recipe books for most
> > of my bread recipes (I picked up a really neat one at
> Barnes & Noble
> > for $5.)
> Tried that already, with all the cookbooks I already have,
> including my copy of the Family Cookbook. I actually have
> over a hundred recipes for fancy breads of various types, but
> what I want is PLAIN bread. SANDWICH bread. ORDINARY bread.
> Dessert bread, savoury breads, fruit loaves, I wouldn't have
> a problem. The stuff you buy for $2.50 from the supermarket,
> not a whisper.
> > However, if you want to browse... check out the Food Network. They
> > list recipes from many shows, with over 1,000 for bread:
> Did that, found ONE after refining the search three times and
> then clicking on through three 20-recipe pages. As I said -
> I do not want fancy breads, I want PLAIN bread!
> I know, most people don't want to make what they can buy so
> cheaply, but I want to at least *try*. I've heard so many
> stories of how my grandfather made really good bread (to the
> point where the neighbours used to regularly ask him for his
> breadmaking services) that I want to try to do it too.
> (I think this was the same impulse that led me to try making
> American biscuits. The one friend I have who actually has
> previously eaten American biscuits tried one, pronounced it
> 'good' and then promptly went on to eat two more, so I want
> to keep going with baking.)
> raye_j at yahoo.com
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