You may not realize it, but there are additional benefits, other than having hot bread directly from the oven, lusciously smeared with butter, which makes the time and effort worth all of the work. It is part of history and is a great way to unwind. It forces you to take time from your overworked schedule to knead the dough. It can take exasperation out of your life when you hit the dough down. The additional advantage of a fresh, warm piece of bread is just icing on the proverbial cake. Taking the time to learn how to bake bread may well be the perfect pastime for you!

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A baguette sometimes referred to as a French loaf or French stick is a long, crispy crust bread that is closely associated with France. Under French laws, the name baguette can only be used for bread made from four ingredients, which are flour, salt water and yeast. If any other ingredients are added when baking a French baguette, the baker will have to call the loaf by a different name.

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You have almost certainly heard this your whole life, but breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Following a long night of sleep your stomach is running low on fuel, so break your fast with food that will provide you with the necessary fuel to start your day, and keep you running at peak performance until lunch time. Without the essential fuel, your mind becomes clouded and your energy levels begin to decline. There are great breakfast recipes that are quick, as well as easy to take with you.

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Hot, fresh bread is a treat like none other. There are two different ways you can produce your own homemade bread. You can make it by hand from scratch or you can make it using a bread making machine that does most of the work for you. Bread machines are incredibly simple to operate. There is a third option for those with a bit of a time crunch. You can elect to make quick bread recipes that are fast and easy to make, and freeze very well too. Included with this article is a great bread making, biscuit recipe.

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St Patrick’s Day is with us again and time to knock up a loaf or two of traditional Irish Soda Bread. Of course, you do not have to wait until March 17 each year as you can enjoy this delicious quick bread all the year round.

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Although it is called Monkey Bread, there are no monkeys and no bread in this recipe. Nevertheless, it is a delicious, sweet and sticky gooey treat that is easy to make and something that everybody will enjoy.

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Sweet breads and cake batters may be next on your lists of culinary conquests, so if you are not quite sure how to make the best dessert breads, the convection bread maker may need to be your next kitchen purchase. Here are some of the best bread makers to choose from.

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Fresh bread is a great and wonderful addition to anyone’s diet. Sure, there are some folks who are anti carbohydrate, but they are missing out on a great opportunity to produce fresh bread. The trouble is that the majority of folks do not have six or so hours to make bread by hand. There are ways to avoid this by reading or watching "how to guides" and "how to videos" available for making fresh bread from scratch. However, there are even easier ways in the form of a bread machine, which is a great way to enjoy fresh bread. Then you can try some of the free bread machine recipes that will be included when you buy your very own bread-making machine.

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