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Bread baking at home

(article, Culinate staff)

Sam Fromartz, the writer behind Chews Wise, blogged recently about baking bread, an activity he undertakes frequently. "What is it about baking bread?" Fromartz asks. The answers are many, depending on who's baking, but one eloquent and thoughtful response to the question lies in baking master [/author/Preinhart "Peter Reinhart's"] TED talk on bread. (TED talks, for those who haven't seen one, are usually thought-provoking and are often funny, persuasive, or ingenious to boot.) Reinhart's emphasis on the transformational nature of baking bread pushes beyond a literal explanation toward the metaphysical. Enjoy.


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