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US Wins Gold; Pan de Campo; Zebra Bread

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US Wins Gold; Pan de Campo; Zebra Bread

The U.S. Pizza Team won a gold medal at the World Pizza Championships. The gold medal for World's Fastest Pizza Maker went to Brian Edler from Findlay, Ohio. Go team!

Legislators in Austin are debating a bill to make pan de campo the official bread of the state of Texas. Debate ensues as to whether pan de campo or sourdough biscuits are historically more significant in Texas.

More signs that the Aktins diet is losing popularity as bread sales soar. What is the next food fad? Whole grain breads, perhaps?

Recipe Scan: Pan de campo, Sweet Potato Rolls, Zebra Bread baked on a barbecue grill (free site membership required to view recipe).