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The ‘sport’ of breadmaking…

I did it!  I actually entered a bread contest…I made Aussie Swiss Cheese Beer Bread and let me tell you it was soooo good!  The competition is always steep and they have actually retired certain flavors because they won too many times.  After the taste testing time they do a silent auction to buy the winning and non-winning breads.  I didn’t win, but no hard feelings here.  It was my first try and I was pleased just to enter.  My baking skills aren’t as sharp as some of my other skills and this was one of my few attempts that have actually worked and turned out so nice.  My loaf was a beautiful speciamen of bread and it had a very intense flavor.  The Aussie’s know a good bread when they write it.  I’m sure I’ll give it another go next year (probably with a couple of different entries) and who knows that envied Bosch Bread Mixer could be mine; moowaahhaahaa!  Enough with the evil laughs…although…ok ok moving on.  The Scandinavian festival is always loaded with traditional experiences, good food, and loads of adventure.  If you missed this year I highly recommend the trek to Ephraim next year.  I had the great fortune to take my husband and kids with me to the parade.    At first the weather was quite chilly, but as the sun peaked out more and more it turned out to be a very nice morning for a parade.  After catching handfuls of candy we headed home to spend the rest of the day with family.  I love holidays….don’t you?  The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”  Mother Teresa

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  1. carriefinlinson 06/09/2010 at 7:24 pm

    Beautiful works of art! Love how you are always trying new things!

  2. Rachael 06/09/2010 at 11:25 pm

    that is some beautiful bread!

  3. erinoltmanns 06/10/2010 at 12:42 pm

    That loaf is gorgeous!!

  4. jennifercrozier 06/12/2010 at 4:15 am

    Why thank you! It tasted oh so yummy too!

  5. jennifercrozier 06/12/2010 at 4:16 am

    I love compliments…and bread! thanks!

    • Zariel 04/10/2011 at 2:45 am

      o05LVv Good point. I hadn’t thought about it quite that way. 🙂

  6. jennifercrozier 06/12/2010 at 4:17 am

    Thanks…I read your posts all the time! Trying new things isn't as challenging as teaching young children, so here's kudos to you!