I am new to this forum but not completely new to bread baking. Some years back I was a stay at home, homeschooling mom. During that time I learned to make bread. I had a Whisper grain mill, used Montana Gold and a simple bread recipe that included, flour, yeast, salt, oil, honey and water. I used a simple bread pan and make mostly sandwich bread. Most of the time my bread tasted great but was a bit dense and dry. Until now I really didn't know why. Well, some years later, I have decided to get back to my love which is cooking and baking home made breads. My desire is to learn to make artisan bread and possibly pastry type dough at some point.
I'm looking into my options as far as doing this as a career. I believe we can go to school at any age but also don't see the need for some of the required classes to get a degree. At this age I have much life experience that should count for something. lol. Can others please share their experiences with college or certificate possibilities. I am 52 and do not want a mountain of debt to follow me into a new career. I will be stopping at our community college today to inquire about their program.
Thanks so much!