Tag: rye bread

A two country bread tour and not a hole in sight

How do I get those big holes in my bread?  That is a question we often get from students.  In fact, we get it so quickly that there is a post dedicated to it. However, take a set back and ask yourself these questions: why am I baking bread how am I baking bread what

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Easy rye bread recipes

It’s fantastic that more and more people are becoming hip to rye bread.  Rye is tasty, good for you, provides a welcome alternative to wheat bread, and compliments certain food (smoked meat and fish, strong cheese) really well. The great thing is that baking with rye is really easy. There are a few characteristics of

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Should I eat lard?

Those who know me know I am a huge fan of lard.   Lard is 40% saturated fat to butter’s 50%.  So if you eat butter you really should also be eating lard with a certain amount of gay abandon, unless you have a religious reason not to, of course, or if you are a

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Recipe for Rye Bread

Here at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread we just LOVE rye bread.  We have been crushed, though, recently, under the weight of messages and comments from people who are following the recipes on the website but who are not finding success with them.  Of course, I was huffing and puffing and generally muttering about

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