After 20+ years of working full-time, I suddenly found myself laid off. My husband Bob was still working, so we figured we could cut costs a bit and still manage until I could find something else. One of the first things I started to think about was making bread. While I enjoyed baking, I had always shied away from yeast recipes – I was scared of them! But when the price of a loaf of bread was $1.50 if you found a great sale, and over $3 if you didn’t, I figured it was worth a shot.
I browsed the interwebs for an easy beginners’ recipe and found one at breadworld.com that sounded do-able. Easy? Check. Affordable ingredients? Check. Equipment on hand? Check. Continue reading “Back to Basics”