002 Firewood, Baking Bread and Snowstorms

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Preparing for s snowstorm that was worse than expected. Getting more firewood while Momma D bakes bread to enjoy during the storm. Finally the Spring storm hits!


100 % Wheat Bread (Read through all of the instructions before beginning.)

1 ¼ cup lukewarm water (90-100 degrees)
2 ½ teaspoons yeast – I use Saf Instant Brand

While that is sitting in the bread maker, I measure out the rest of the ingredients.

¼ cup of Honey or Molasses or Pancake Syrup
¼ cup Vegetable Oil
1 egg

You can measure this all in a 1 cup measure.

Sift dry ingredients;
3 ½ cups flour
*3 teaspoons of Baking Powder
1 ¼ teaspoon Salt

Add ¼ cup of powdered milk to dry ingredients.

NOW.....turn on the bread machine. I have a Breadman Pro brand machine.
I set it to the setting – Rapid Wheat Bread '6'.

Add all the wet ingredients first, then dry on top.

After the last kneading about one hour and 20 minutes left in cycle, I take out the paddle.

I also stop machine about 10 minutes earlier then the cycle goes for.


TIP; I like to use a rubber spatula throughout to wipe down the sides if needed,

* Because I grind my own flour, I need to add 1 teaspoon of baking Powder per cup of flour.


~~~~~ Our other favorite Bread Recipe ~~~~~~~~

Seed Bread

1 1/3 cups Lukewarm water ( 90 – 100 degrees)
1 teaspoon yeast – I use Saf Instant Brand

Put in bread machine without turning it on.

Measure out:
2 tablespoons room temperature butter
¼ cup honey – scant
1 egg

Sift dry ingredients;
3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Measure out;
½ cup flax seeds
½ cup sunflower seeds
½ oatmeal
1 Tablespoon Chia seeds

Set aside about 1 tablespoon of the seeds to sprinkle on top of loaf during 'rising'.

NOW, turn on bread machine. Set to 1.5 Loaf – White Rapid Bread Setting.

Add wet ingredients, then the dry including seeds and oatmeal.

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