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In the past week-or-so, my friends and family have given me not one, but two bread cookbooks. Are they trying to tell me something, perhaps?

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lil_shepherd
Dec. 26th, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC)
Did you happen to make a throwaway remark sometime? That's the usual reason for that kind of thing.
owlfish
Dec. 26th, 2010 11:54 pm (UTC)
I suspect it is an inevitable coincidence from so many people knowing that I like food books just generally.

It is a more noticeable one than most, however, because my mother has always been a baker. She baked all our bread growing up. In the past few years, my sister has really embraced baking. As for me, I have done quick breads, but have yet to touch yeast.
marzapane
Dec. 28th, 2010 11:52 pm (UTC)
Which books did you get? Thank you for the one you gave me :)
owlfish
Dec. 29th, 2010 11:09 am (UTC)
The River Cottage Bread book, and (as a wedding present for both of us), Artisanal Bread in Five Minutes a Day.
Katie Peebles
Dec. 29th, 2010 02:24 am (UTC)
good start for yeast bread
Well, mine (Artisan Bread in 5 min.) was really a very belated wedding gift - because I've had a lot of fun with it and because I know you value really fresh bread. As long as you have some of the dough in the fridge, you can have a small loaf in about an hour and pan bread in 5-10 minutes. (And take a look at the authors' website - several people have posted about using British ingredients.)
- Katie
owlfish
Dec. 29th, 2010 11:08 am (UTC)
Re: good start for yeast bread
Thank you for the reminder! Your very thoughtful package arrived the day before we left for holiday travel, so I had forgotten it was for both of us. (In other words, C. should be doing as much bread-baking as I, ideally!)
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