I like Bread

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By way of a contrast, here is something I like: home-made bread. Also an index of how relaxed I feel. I've come to like the "make lots of rolls and let them rise into each other" style.


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If ever you finally tire of the time and work -- look into 'refrigerator rising' bread. It allows hot bread for breakfast with very little effort. Doesn't build the biceps like pounding down a yeast bread several times, but it saves a lot of time.

I do too. They look tasty if rather flat.

It is a fine contribution to the iconic '350' campaign.