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There Will Be Bread: The Newest Development in Food Culture Is Also the Oldest - SF Weekly

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 9:06pm

There Will Be Bread: The Newest Development in Food Culture Is Also the Oldest
SF Weekly
Josey Baker is a bread-maker of a decidedly San Francisco variety: good-looking and affable, always wearing a T-shirt and a beard, prone to spurts of idealism and dropping a few f-bombs in conversation. In a former life, he was a science teacher, but ...

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Nagisa's Bread Is Already On Sale In Location Inspiration For "Free!" - Crunchyroll News

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 2:53pm

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Nagisa's Bread Is Already On Sale In Location Inspiration For "Free!"
Crunchyroll News
The Iwatobi swimming club members from Free! Eternal Summer failed Gou's lunch evaluation miserably, but a bakery in the town of Iwami, the location inspiration for the anime took note of the strange looking bread that Nagisa loves and decided to make ...

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Doughnuts

Artisan Bread in 5 - July 28, 2014 - 12:55pm

I was thrilled when doughnuts took over as the “hot dessert trend” from the fanciful cupcake. I do like cupcakes, but they don’t excite me like a freshly made doughnut. These days you can find gourmet doughnut shops popping up all over the USA. They offer the classic flavors along with some very exotic, even esoteric combinations. I’ve seen everything from bacon to rose petals on a doughnut. I’ve tried every combination I can find and for me it all comes down to the dough. I like soft, airy yeast dough and it should be slightly sweet, but not overly so. The gourmet shops use great ingredients and treat their dough with TLC, so they often cost a small fortune. Truth is, homemade doughnuts are super easy and quick to make, especially with our five minute dough. You can make them as fancy or simple as you like and they only cost about 20 cents each, add a few cents for the bacon and rose petals!

Doughnuts start with Brioche Dough. I used the dough from The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, but you can make a batch with whole grains from Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day.

1 1/2 cups Water

1 tablespoon Red Star Platinum, Quick Rise or Active Dry Yeast

1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons Kosher Salt

8 large Eggs

1/2 cup Honey

3 sticks Unsalted Butter

7 1/2 cups All-Purpose Gold Medal Flour

- Mix the yeast, salt, eggs, honey and melted butter with the water in a 6-quart lidded container. Add the flour and combine with a Danish Dough Whisk or 5-Quart Stand Mixer (with paddle) until a smooth dough forms. Cover, but not airtight, and allow to rest on the counter for 2 hours. It will be quite wet and can’t be used until thoroughly chilled. Refrigerate and use over the next 5 days. For more detailed instructions please refer to page 301 of The New ABin5.

To fry the doughnuts:

Vegetable Oil – 3 to 4 inches deep, use a pot that is large enough that your oil is not sitting too high in the pot.

Cinnamon sugar (one cup sugar + 2 tablespoons cinnamon)

or

Powdered sugar

My 13 year-old son and his friend make doughnuts for themselves. Mine are old enough to use the stove, but you may need to be on hand to help with that portion of the process.

Pull out a 1-pound piece of dough and roll it out to a 1/2-inch thick. Use a Doughnut Cutter or round cookie or biscuit cutters.

Use a small cutter to use up all of the scraps. Allow the dough to sit for at least 20 minutes while the oil heats up. I got distracted before heating the oil and the dough sat out for about an hour. The doughnuts were amazingly light and airy. It isn’t necessary, but if you have the time and patience to let the dough sit longer, give it a try.

Once your oil reads 360-370°F on a Candy Thermometer you are ready to fry. I used a smallish pot, so I was only able to fry two doughnuts at a time. The amount will depend on the size of your doughnuts and pots, but be sure not to over crowd them.

Use a slotted spoon or Basket Strainer to flip the doughnuts over after about 2 minutes and then to take them out of the oil once they are golden brown on both sides. Lay them out on paper towel to allow some of the oil to drain off.

Whisk together the cinnamon sugar in a large bowl and dip the doughnuts in it or dust them with powdered sugar. You can get fancier with the toppings if you like. Here are some that we filled with jam.

Eat them slightly warm. The texture is magic.

  

All you need is a cup of coffee and you have morning perfection, or evening or afternoon.

Red Bread closes in Culver City, says it will reopen in new location - Los Angeles Times

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 12:16pm

Red Bread closes in Culver City, says it will reopen in new location
Los Angeles Times
Red Bread, the bakery known for its wild yeasted sourdough breads, is closing its pint-sized shop in Culver City. Red Bread announced the news on Monday via its social media channels on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. According to its posts, Red Bread ...

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Gaza baker risks life amid war to provide bread - USA TODAY

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 11:54am

Gaza baker risks life amid war to provide bread
USA TODAY
GAZA CITY — Salamah Al-Yazji is busy in the best of times. But these days, the baker bakes bread non-stop — sometimes under heavy bombardment — to serve his neighborhood and make sure that those who were breaking the Ramadan fast at sunset had ...

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10 Things Americans Have Suddenly Stopped Buying - TIME

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 10:49am

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10 Things Americans Have Suddenly Stopped Buying
TIME
For a variety of reasons—including but not limited to increased health consciousness, the harried pace of modern-day life, and plain old shifting consumer preferences,—Americans have scaled back on purchases of many items, sometimes drastically so.

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Packaging bread for label readers - Baking Business (registration)

Google News Bread Feed - July 28, 2014 - 7:41am

Packaging bread for label readers
Baking Business (registration)
MILWAUKIE, ORE – Dave's Killer Bread's calls its core consumers “good lifers” — typically females in their 30s and 40s who do the primary shopping for their households and are searching for natural, simple and organic baked goods. “She cares what's in ...

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YeastSpotting 7.27.14

Wild Yeast Blog - July 27, 2014 - 5:47pm
Loaves and Rolls, First Batch Loaves and Rolls, Second Batch Flat Breads, Sweet Breads, and More YeastSpotting is a periodic collective showcase of yeasted baked goods and dishes with bread as a main ingredient. For more bread inspiration, and information on how to submit your bread, please visit the YeastSpotting archive.

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Families bond over baking at House of Bread (w/video) - Victoria Advocate

Google News Bread Feed - July 27, 2014 - 6:29am

Families bond over baking at House of Bread (w/video)
Victoria Advocate
They were two of seven who gathered around a wooden table in the back of House of Bread for a baking lesson Saturday. The parent-child class focused on baked goods made from grandma's white dough, a recipe created by national franchise owner Sheila ...

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Everyday Cheapskate: 7 fresh ways to use stale bread - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Google News Bread Feed - July 27, 2014 - 12:09am

Everyday Cheapskate: 7 fresh ways to use stale bread
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Who doesn't wince at the thought of throwing food in the garbage that is slightly past its prime? Take bread for instance. It's no longer fresh. So what can you really do with leftover bread, rolls or baguettes that will turn them into something great ...

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Bimbo execs cite surprising bread market dynamics - Baking Business (registration)

Google News Bread Feed - July 26, 2014 - 9:27am

Bimbo execs cite surprising bread market dynamics
Baking Business (registration)
MEXICO CITY — While prepared for a more competitive environment with the return to the marketplace of bread and cake brands formerly owned by Hostess Brands, Inc., executives of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. said market dynamics have shifted in ways ...

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Megan Fox cut out bread to lose baby weight - azcentral.com

Google News Bread Feed - July 26, 2014 - 8:22am

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Megan Fox cut out bread to lose baby weight
azcentral.com
Speaking to E! News, she said: ''Well, let me tell you, the first time I didn't do anything, I was just lucky and I was younger, and then the second time it wasn't coming off the same way and I had to eliminate bread from my diet. It's typical but I'm ...
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The Little Red Hen bakes bread - Sedalia Democrat

Google News Bread Feed - July 25, 2014 - 1:59pm

The Little Red Hen bakes bread
Sedalia Democrat
Faith Bemiss | DemocratThe Little Red Hen Bakery, owned by Linda Pospisil, of Sedalia, brings sourdough bread to the Sedalia Area Farmer's Market every Tuesday and Friday. Also shown are heirloom wooden rolling pins belonging to Pospisil's mother and ...

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You too can bake artisanal-quality bread at home: recipe - Wausau Daily Herald

Google News Bread Feed - July 25, 2014 - 1:09pm

You too can bake artisanal-quality bread at home: recipe
Wausau Daily Herald
Homemade bread really is the difference between a good sandwich and a great one. This especially important when contemplating back-to-school lunches. A brown bag lunch should be something to look forward to. And even a peanut butter and jelly ...

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Chef from Razza in Jersey City nerds out over bread and butter - NJ.com

Google News Bread Feed - July 25, 2014 - 9:08am

Chef from Razza in Jersey City nerds out over bread and butter
NJ.com
Eater.com features Richer's musings on bread and butter, a simple dish that he says is his "favorite thing that I've ever done in the food world." Richer uses gently fermented buter from an organic Pennsylvania farm and bread made from locally milled ...

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Forbes Earnings Preview: Panera Bread - Forbes

Google News Bread Feed - July 25, 2014 - 7:00am

Forbes Earnings Preview: Panera Bread
Forbes
Panera Bread reports its second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, and the consensus earnings per share estimate is $1.75 per share. The consensus estimate has increased over the past month, from $1.74, but it's below the estimate of $1.86 ...

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Enjoy a chocolate bread pudding with cherries on top - Tampabay.com

Google News Bread Feed - July 24, 2014 - 10:29pm

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Enjoy a chocolate bread pudding with cherries on top
Tampabay.com
My favorite way to use sweet cherries is in a bedtime snack of Chocolate Cherry Bread Pudding. Betty Wedman-St Louis is a licensed nutritionist and environmental health specialist in Pinellas County who has written numerous books on health and nutrition.

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Cutting down on dates, Saudi food firm seeks long-term relationship with ... - CNN

Google News Bread Feed - July 24, 2014 - 7:23pm

Cutting down on dates, Saudi food firm seeks long-term relationship with ...
CNN
(CNN) -- French baguettes and pastries aren't the traditional bread of choice in the Middle East. But a bakery opened by a one of the region's foremost gourmet food companies is aiming to change that. Saudi Arabian firm, Bateel, hopes that by providing ...

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Faith Temple Hands Out Truckload Of Bread - KELOLAND TV

Google News Bread Feed - July 24, 2014 - 4:07pm

KELOLAND TV

Faith Temple Hands Out Truckload Of Bread
KELOLAND TV
Thanks to Bimbo Bakeries in Sioux Falls, Faith Temple Church helped the hungry today by handing out 7,000 pounds of bread, bagels and sweets. The Food Giveaway has become a staple of the church as it fulfills it's mission to help those in need.

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Bakery Cleared to Resume Production After Listeria Scare - WOWK

Google News Bread Feed - July 24, 2014 - 2:38pm

Bakery Cleared to Resume Production After Listeria Scare
WOWK
Schwebel said the possible problem was discovered during routine environmental testing at its Youngstown bakery. Schwebel's bread has a code next to the “best by” date, and if that code begins with the letter “A,” it was made at the Youngstown plant.

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