Let’s Make Bread

Julia Childs

One of my girlfriends was admiring all the homemade bread I make. She asked me “next time you are making bread can I come over and watch?”

I felt excitement in knowing she wanted to learn and create healthier bread for herself and her family.

Of course I looped the other girls in and ask if they would like to join us.
What a great response!
“The Bakers”
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I love to have party favors at our gatherings. I also wanted the ladies to be able to take the recipes home with them.
I printed the original recipes and had them take notes on the changes I have made.

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Recipes on the evenings Menu:
Honey Oat Bread-This recipe is from a fellow baker; Chris Castro
This is my go to sandwich bread
Crusty, Rustic-No Knead Italian Bread Via Kitchen Trials/New York Times
Healthier Homemade Tortillas

We did begin the evening enjoying a bowl of
Organic Turkey Chili with a Kick
https://beyondblyss.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/organic-turkey-chili-with-a-kick/
I prepped the Rustic Italian Bread so the could see the importance of baking it-It is a no, knead and the most important is the proofing & baking.
It went perfectly with the chili.

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Lets Make Bread!
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Emily is one of the sweetest girls I know. She was also the best assistant one could ask for!
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She drew me this picture that is now hanging in my office to see daily.
Also, brought me this beautiful orchid
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Her and her momma-which because of her the evening was brought together.
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Tortillas in the making over wine and great conversation.DSC_8721
“My beauty bakers”
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Deanna needed a little break; wine & dessert time
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I made these Blueberry Crumbles
The blueberries were from my summer garden and I canned several jars-very thankful I did as the are so delicious.
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Emily was helping anywhere needed-rolling out the tortillas while momma and Deb were cooking them
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My sweet girl brought the most delicious blood orange sparkling drink. She is always so thoughtful and knows my obsession with anything blood orange.
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I was so excited as Deanna brought me this amazing herb gadget.
She knows I have a large herb garden. I use fresh herbs every time I cook. (Daily)
I have been using it everyday since-Love it!
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Deb the baker is always so kind-Brought the most beautiful tulips. My favorite; white flowers!
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This is where the original recipes were found:

Honey Oat Bread: Go to daily sandwich bread
One of my most favorite blogs and by far my favorite Instagram follower.

http://saltandsmokefood.com  Everything about him, his family and lifestyle is something I admire.

Crusty, Rustic Italian Bread: http://www.kitchentrials.com/2012/04/03/crusty-rustic-no-knead-bread-aka-the-easiest-bread-youll-ever-make/

Healthier Homemade Tortillas:

I did edit the original post of the healthier tortillas. We found it is better to add the oil to the cup of water and mix in that way

Updated link: https://beyondblyss.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=1662&action=edit&message=1

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