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re: REQ: Bread Book Recommendation

Wed, 14 Feb 1996 17:43:55 -0500
Ariella Jopling wrote:
>>I would like a recommendation for a bread book.  Not the kind with the
>>new, fancy, yuppie recipes in them, but the kind of recipes that my
>>grandmother would have been baking in the '50s.  All I'm really concerned
>>with is the fact that the recipes are for hand made bread, and are "tried
>.and true." 

I just got _The Secrets of Jesuit Breadmaking_ by Brother Rick Curry, S.J.
New York, HarperCollins, 1995). It may be the kind of book you're looking
for: Simple, hearty recipes that had been feeding hungry monks for years,
sometimes decades, before being collected for this book. I've only made two
recipes from it so far, but was pleased with both.

Shauna Roberts in New Orleans