From the Blue Bowl Breads Blog
Kitchen Quips, Quotes & Testimonials
I was the first draft editor for The Bread Book, my mom’s grand opus. In one of her recipes, she was trying to convey the idea that the dough should be shaped into strands for the second rise. Unfortunately, she used a phrase like “The dough should be long and flaccid” which is evocative of something quite different from dough. She blamed the thesaurus…
If you like bread, you have to visit this incredible site [Blue Bowl Breads] (and sign up for it’s blog). Mark has created some of the most unique, interesting and amazing bread recipes, and accompanied each with absolutely wonderful anecdotal stories detailing what inspired each new creation. Mark has taken the bread baking magic of his Mom, Betsy Oppenneer (author of The Bread Book, Celebration Breads, and other books), to a whole new level. Even if bread baking is not your thing, you’ll love the stories! I say this not because Mark is my son in law… I simply love reading the blog!