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Living With a Carnivore on a Diet »
Sunday
Mar132016

Our Daily Bread

 

I’ve had a bread machine for about fifteen years.  I’ve never baked in it, just used it on the dough cycle to mix and knead the dough. Then I’d remove the dough, plop it in a buttered bread pan for the second rise and bake.  Easy peasy for my bad hands.

About five days ago the old bread machine gave up the ghost.  I agonized for a couple of days over what to do.  I finally convinced myself that I deserved the Cadillac of bread machines, a Zojirushi Virtuoso.  After all, making bread is my therapy.  After I make about two hundred ninety-nine loaves more, I should be at the breakeven point investment wise.

Here is this morning’s loaf, sliced to perfection with the electric knife wielded by my baking partner, John.

 

 

 

Reader Comments (2)

We love fresh baked bread. This loaf looks wonderful. Might be motivated as well as energised to replace our old machine. All health to you and John o use your new bread making machine. XXXX

March 13, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterAdele

My mother-in-law gave me a very good bread machine twenty years ago. I use it regularly. Bread baking is the best smell in the world.

March 14, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterTerry Karch

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