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She makes me one proud Mom!

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butterflygrooves

She makes me one proud Mom!

This morning as I was getting ready to make some sourdough my 6 year old daughter asked if she could make some bread too, I said yes and pulled out my bread book to find a kid friendly recipe.  I settled on onion and thyme rolls and got all of the ingredients out for her.  I cooked the onions and measured the flour and water but she did everything else with a little guidance.  I must say that she impressed me with her kneading skills, she had the dough kneaded to a near perfect windowpane in about 15 minutes. :o)  (I'm hoping that's from watching me???) 


The dough is proofing at the moment so I will have to post a pic of the final product once it's been baked.


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dmsnyder

You should be proud! She looks very serious and competent. 


I hope your daughter sticks with it. My sons, both of whom are great cooks as adults, had no interest in cooking as children. I understand my 10 year old grandson is helping his dad cook. We'll see if he has any interest in bread baking over Thanksgiving.


David

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ehanner

To the daughter of butterflygrooves: You look like you have the kneading down pat. Great job! I can't wait to see how your bread turns out. I'm sure it will be fine since you kneaded it so well.


Eric

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LindyD

Your daughter is darling and her dough looks great.


Please be sure to share a photo of the baker with her bread!

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Floydm

I'm just waiting for the dough to chill so I can go shape a batch of cookies with my almost 6 year old.  What a fun activity on a cold, rainy day.

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butterflygrooves


Here she is with her rolls! 

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dmsnyder

Nice rolls.


Are you letting your daughter know she is an international celebrity?


David

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butterflygrooves

I haven't let her know yet but when she wakes up tomorrow she will see.  She's going to love it!

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LindyD

Her smile makes me smile.  You need to frame that photo and hang it in your kitchen.

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Daisy_A

What great rolls and what a great baker!


Best wishes, Daisy_A

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spsq

I wish my breads looked so professional!

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jennyloh

No wonder you are a proud, I'd be real proud too with such a lovely daughter and bread !

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JoeV

I love when kids get involved in cooking and baking. She has done you proud, and goes to show what a good teacher that you are.