Who am I kidding, they are all delicious!
From the Blue Bowl Breads Blog
Kitchen Quips, Quotes & Testimonials
Sometimes, when the world starts to get me down, I just have to go into the music room and play piano. Music is a sweet salve to my soul. Other times, I need to hit a nature trail or lose myself in the woods to find solace and balance.
And then there are those times when I wake up at the crack of dawn, head to the kitchen and start baking bread. I love to take my time mixing the ingredients – to find the perfect meditation only a practiced kneading rhythm can bring – to hum along to Eva Cassidy while cleaning the kitchen as the dough rises – to wait with eager anticipation as the oven does its special alchemy… and finally, to share the finished loaf with people I love and who bring me great joy.
And for a blessed moment, the world doesn’t seem so bad after all.
I just have to say thank you to Mark …. his blog is awesome. At first the idea of making bread (let alone THESE scrumptious-looking delights) seemed daunting, and I felt pretty certain there would be a lot of trial, error, and probably failure on my part. It turns out that his recipes are so well-written and easy to follow that I produced a nice enough first batch to keep me inspired and trying. I tried my hand at the Sweet Cranberry Cashew Bread, and it was a hit…