Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Resolutions?

Last night at the New Year's Eve Party our friend Abby was asking everyone what their resolution was. I answered that I wanted to lose weight, because that's what I have been working on already for the wedding, but it seemed sort of lame. I mean, how cliche to want to lose weight in the new year? I needed something better.

Tonight while I was making dinner (which included, ahem, refried beans from scratch to go with our tacos and homemade ice cream!) it occured to me that one thing I can't do but really want to be able to is make bread. And not in a bread maker, but actually doing it by hand and baking it in the oven. This is an art that has always mystified me.

Any of my bread-baking, Seattle-area readers care to offer me a lesson or two and make my New Year's dream come true?

2 comments:

  1. I use the recipe from hillbillyhousewife.com and my handy-dandy kitchenaid stand mixer with the dough hook. I want to try some other recipes, too, but that one comes out really well every time.

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  2. Hey...I was the one who started the "What's your resolution conversation!" Abby said hers is to produce less trash, which is a really good one. Another friend said go to the gym.

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