The best part about the day was the ability to wander from far in the parking lot to the mall entrance with no coat and with the sun shining on my face. Even the breeze felt good. Too bad it's raining today BUT that put me in the mood to do some baking.
PATTY CAKE, PATTY CAKE, BAKER'S MAN.....
|Grandma in her apron - no doubt|
about to make something to feed
Funny, I can still sort of remember Mom doing this little nursery rhyme with me, maybe that's where I got my love of baking from. In any instance, I've been baking since I was a young 'un. Cookies and cakes where always popping out of the oven. A few pies and, of course, quick breads for dinner like cornbread and biscuits.
|Today's bread ready to eat!|
As for the bread I baked today, I'm not sharing those recipes. Sorry. If you're lucky enough to take a bread class from local bread guru Kathy Lehr you will also soon be able to turn out terrific whole grain breads from your own oven. Where I used to make bread-shaped door stops, I now am baking light, airy loaves of nutty whole grain goodness. And, no apologies needed to my Grandma - she would have loved this stuff too.