Homemade Bread Day!

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Happy Homemade Bead Day!

What could be more fun than yeast coupons on Homemade Bread Day?    Well?

Wikipedia teaches us that the history of bread goes back at least 30,000 years, and was developed by the accidental cooking of roasted, ground cereal grains mixed with water. (I am a bit envious, as probably none of my cooking accidents will have such anthropological significance.)

Yeast, my favorite part of bread, came into the picture a bit later. Wikipedia goes on (and on) to tell us that scanning electron microscopy has located yeast cells in ancient Egyptian loaves. (Can you just imagine Cleopatra gobbling down a tuna fish sandwich?)

Cleopatra and the Tuna

Yeast is the best thing since…uh, well…you know where I’m going.

But this isn’t Bread History Month or even Bread Awareness Week, it’s Homemade Bread Day! So, get out the baking pans, coat the kitchen in flour, and have as much fun as humanly possible.

Start by clipping Fleischmann’s Yeast coupons at http://www.CommonKindness.com before heading to the store for supplies. Your CommonKindness coupon purchases not only save you money, they enable you to generate funding for your favorite charity at the same time. And everyday is a good day to give to those who need it.

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No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies


No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies are easy and fun to make, and the gem-like colors of the fruit preserves make them great for holiday celebrations. Use a variety of Mediterranean Organics Fruit Preserves to create a rainbow of colors and fruity flavors. Makes about 2 dozen.

Ingredients 

  • ¾ cup pitted dates
  • 3 cups Country Choice Organic Old Fashioned Oats (aka quick oats)
  • 1 ½ cup Woodstock Almond Butter
  • ½ cup Woodstock Farms Shredded Coconut
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup Mediterranean Organics Preserves

Method

  1. Place dates into a medium bowl, cover with hot water and set aside to let soak for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup of the soaking liquid, and then drain dates well.
  3. In a food processor, pulse oats until coarsely ground; transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
  4. Transfer dates and reserved 1/2 cup soaking liquid to food processor and purée until smooth.
  5. Add date mixture, almond butter, coconut, orange zest and juice, cinnamon and salt to bowl with oats and knead together to make a dough.
  6. Roll dough into 24 balls, transferring them to a parchment paper-lined sheet tray as done.
  7. Make an indentation in the middle of each cookie by pressing down with your thumb.
  8. Spoon a bit of fruit preserves into each indentation.
  9. Chill for at least one hour before serving.

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Food for Life 7 Sprouted Grains Cinnamon Raisin Bread

How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like Kleenex?

~ Julia Child ~

cinnamon raisin bread

Food for Life 7 Sprouted Grains Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Food for Life Baking Co. brings us bread like no other. Try Food for Life’s 7 Sprouted Grains Cinnamon Raisin Bread. Warm from the toaster, it’s a sweet and healthy way to commence your day.

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Sweet Potato and Ginger Mash Recipe

Sweet Potato and Ginger Mash

contributed by The Ginger People

Try this fun and easy-to-follow sweet potato with ginger and coconut recipe to create a dish that will have your Thanksgiving dinner guests expressing gratitude for years to come. Serves 6 to 8.

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Wrap each potato in foil and pierce numerous times with a fork.
  3. Bake one hour or until potatoes are baked through. Times will vary based on the size of the potatoes. You should be able to cut through the center flesh as if it were softened butter.
  4. Remove potatoes from oven and cool.
  5. Cut each sweet potato in half.
  6. Scrape flesh into a large mixing bowl. You should have about three cups of potatoes.
  7. Add coconut water and mash.
  8. Stir in salt, let stand a few minutes, stir again, and taste. Adjust the salt level. This is your chance to get the salt level right before they go back in the oven.
  9. Grease six ramekins or one medium-sized casserole dish.
  10. Spoon mixture into ramekins or dish.
  11. Sprinkle with coconut, drizzle with butter, and bake uncovered until warm and the coconut is golden brown, approximately 30 to 40 minutes.
  12. Remove and drizzle with The Ginger People Organic Ginger Syrup and sprinkle with toasted macadamia nuts.
  13. Serve with love and gratitude.

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