Illinois Woman Wins National Bread Baking Contest

Dianna Wara of Washington, Ill., was the winner of Wednesday’s National Festival of Breads baking contest. Contestants from around the country gathered in Wichita for the event sponsored by King Arthur Flour and the Kansas Wheat Commission. There are some fun videos on the National Festival of Breads and other wheat related videos on the…

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Cheap Thrills

Okay, so if you are a purist you might not like what I did to the Parmesan Olive bread recipe on the No-Knead Bread Variations page, since I cheaped out on some of the ingredients and still got a sort of astonishingly datable  loaf of bread: First of all, I didn’t get the good parmesan…

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Baking Bread in a Big Green Egg

A couple years ago I talked about my experience with baking bread in an outdoor grill. One solution to baking yourself out of your own home during the hot summer months. Recently, Breadtopia reader Marianne Preston posted a photo of her success using a Big Green Egg to accomplish the same thing. Since the bread…

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