From the Blue Bowl Breads Blog
Kitchen Quips, Quotes & Testimonials
“Mark — Love your mom’s bread cookbook. It is full of great recipes that I’ve made over the years. I am impressed with all of her accomplishments; she sounds like I woman that I would have liked to know. The fruits of her labors continue to inspire!”
…a reply to a comment I made on Cooking with Barry & Meta.
Some wisdom from my Mom:
Why do Americans measure ingredients while most other cultures weigh them? American pioneers traveled across the country in wagons or on horseback. Scales were too heavy and bulky to carry. However, every pioneer had a drinking cup and spoon handy. If a small amount of an ingredient was used, the spoon scooped it. If a large amount was used, the cup scooped it.
— from The Bread Book