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Friday, December 23, 2011

Bread in a Bag

Bread in a Bag is complete! It is now with the publisher.  I hope it will be ready for purchase again by January 1st.  Please let me know if you have an old copy that needs to be replaced (if you haven't already) by contacting me at

Thank you. :)

Monday, December 19, 2011

Last Recipe Check

I'm very happy to say that I re-tested the last recipes today, so I am ready to final out the book and get it back for sale.  I expect, hope, that it will be back by January 1, 2012!

Here are the latest I did today:

English muffins

and  Honey Wheat Berry Bread

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Ciabatta Bread and Artisan Batard

Today I made Ciabatta bread and Artisan Batard. So easy and so delicious and crusty!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Testing Continues - Banana Bread

I wanted to show you how the banana bread is made. The first step is

Wednesday, November 30, 2011


For those of you who have purchased my book Bread in a Bag, let me know which recipe you would like to try.  I will send you the corrected recipe, if corrections were needed.  If you don't know me personally, I'll also need your mailing address so I can send you a new copy when it's done, hopefully by Christmas.

If you have already tried a recipe or two and found problems, please let me know.  That way I can be sure to re-test the recipe with your comments in mind.

Thank you for your patience!

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Today - Chocolate Raspberry

Today I re-tested Chocolate Raspberry Muffins and Multi-Grain bread.

Friday, November 25, 2011


It's been great re-testing the breads, because I get to taste them again! And give them away, and in general, have a great time.  I'm sorry that I feel I have to do that, especially after I got the book available for purchase before Christmas, but ah well, better safer than sorrier! :)

So all of you who have been patiently waiting, or bought a book that now is, well, not as good as it could be, please bear with me a little while longer! If you give me your old book I'll give you a new one when it's ready.

Thank you!

Yesterday I made the Herb Bread and Strawberry Tomato.  Yum!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Bread in a Bag - Strawberry Tomato Bread

Re-testing this quickbread that, I'm happy to say, turned out just perfect.  So all is well with it.  I also checked the rice bread and cranberry breads, both just great!

Bread in a Bag Temporarily Unavailable

Bread in a Bag will be temporarily unavailable while some minor corrections are made.  Please excuse the inconvenience. Bread in a Bag Book Two is still going along according to plan and should be available by the end of the year. 

Friday, November 18, 2011

Breads in "Bread in a Bag"

So what breads can you make using Bread in a Bag?

Asiago Bread and Crackers - For Book Two

Today I made a delicious Asiago cheese bread, thanks to my husband's request (we had leftover Asiago, - a hard dry cheese).  It turned out beautifully with an excellent texture and crunchy crust.

Also, I made a pie, and transformed the pieces into soft flour crackers, salty and tasty.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today's new breads for Bread in a Bag Book Two

I loved making the hot sauce bread again, fine tuning it a bit, and also a new one, Pesto good!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Wheat Oatmeal Bread

This is a good, dense, flavorful bread that is so good for you!

Simple Rustic White or Wheat Bread

This is so easy and fun to make and always turns out beautiful, not to mention flavorful.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sourdough White and Sourdough Wheat Breads

Sourdough breads can be so delicious, with a light tangy flavor and a noteworthy crumb. The top bread is sourdough white, which is actually not white because I accidently added molasses because I was making Sourdough wheat at the same time!  As you can tell, however, the last picture is sourdough wheat, and the middle picture is my Apple Cinnamon Muffin!  Yum!!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Muffins

I am definitely on a muffin streak.  Today, around going to the temple and lunch with my friend Traci, I completed a batch of peanut butter and chocolate chip muffins, which turned out dense and flavor filled.  I enjoyed them very much!

Tomorrow morning, apple cinnamon muffins, wheat sourdough and white sourdough breads.  yahoo!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sourdough English Muffins

Today's Bread in a Bag Book Two feature: Sourdough English Muffins!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Today - Honey Cherry Muffin

Today's Bread in a Bag Book Two creation: Honey Cherry Muffin!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

Today the missionaries are coming over for dinner, so I've kept it simple and fun.  I made chocolate raspberry muffins because the freeze dried raspberries were calling my name!

This will, as the others, go into the second book, Bread in a Bag Book Two!

Thursday, October 27, 2011


Dear fellow bread-bakers:

I love the recipes in my book Bread in a Bag, but now and again I'll get a question about a recipe and I'll realize that no matter how well I thought I knew the list of ingredients, something needs to be corrected or clarified.  I've seen other baking books with the same issue, so I know it's not unique to me.  Still, it's very discouraging! It also shows how much I am dependent upon my readers to help me correct and amend these as needed.

So there is a "Corrections" column to refer to now, that I'll add to when necessary to clarify or correct a recipe.  If you have something you'd like corrected or clarified, please write me at  I'll re-test the recipe and post any corrections needed.  If I get enough of them I'll resubmit a corrected book to the publisher.

Meanwhile, happy baking! :)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011

More Bread

Here are some great photos of breads in Bread in a Bag!

Please note: Right now has my book and you can see inside with the "Look Inside" feature.  However, my book is not in color, it's black and white, but Amazon has my original PDF file.  In the next few days, I'll be submitting a new black and white PDF for them so my book may be unavailable for a week.  Please don't let that stop you! Wait a few days and try again.

Thank you! And I'd love to hear what you think of the breads once you make them! Please let me know!


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Bread in a Bag - Amazon Look Inside Feature

My book "Bread in a Bag" has been out for two weeks now, and finally Amazon has the "Look Inside" feature available!

Please note: my book is in black and white, not color, so the Look Inside feature will have to be corrected to show that. For now though, enjoy the color photos! Go to and type "Bread in a Bag" in the search.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Bread in a Bag TWO!

And here are some photos from the book I'm working on now!

Bread Photos!

  • More Bread from Bread in a Bag (book is in black and white) $15 on Amazon

Monday, September 12, 2011


The Bread in a Bag book is nearly completed!