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Monthly Archive for January, 2009

More Musings on Mixing…

In a previous post (Musings on Mixing…), I described what I believe to be a fundamental difference between bread baking at the commercial scale and bread baking atthe much smaller scale of the home baker. At the commercial scale,spiral and obliquedough mixers are quiteefficient at incorporating air into the dough during mixing, makingoveroxidation of the […]

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Sometimes, a wonderful creation can be stuck with a terriblyunfortunate acronym.When first published in theMay 2005 issue of Modern Baking, Steve Barnhart of Bennison’s Bakery in Evanston, ILchose to call his richly-flavored bread, laden with tomatoes, Asiago cheese, roasted garlic, rosemary and Parmesan cheese, “TARRP” bread. Littledid he know that only 3 years later, an […]

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Sticky Buns

I know. It’s hard to get excited about yet another baking blog posting a recipe for sticky buns. But before you leave here to go send those”Happy New Year”e-mail messages to friends and family that you should have already sent(Freudian projection, anyone?), just takea few more minutes to read further. These aren’t your ordinary, run-of-the-mill, […]

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