Tuesday, February 22, 2011

bread baking (toast to winter series)

“Winter is the time for comfort,
for good food and warmth,
for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire:
it is the time for home. ”
~Edith Sitwell

*"With bread all sorrows are less"
           ~Sancho Panza speaking to Dapple, in "Don Quixote"
            by Miguel de Cervantes(1547-1616)

Whole Wheat Beer Bread (so simple, so yummy)
1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1 ½ C whole wheat flour
4 ½ t. baking powder
1 ½ t. salt
1/3 C. packed brown sugar
1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 9X5 loaf pan.
2. Combine dry ingredients, then stir in beer. Dough will be stiff.
3. Bake in preheated over 50-60 minutes till toothpick comes out clean.


  1. I checked my pantry.....I have all the ingredients.....so I'm baking bread tonight!
    love this photo