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Thank you Mike, your site has given me so much help. It is clear, intelligent and most importantly, not scary. Your site pushed me to take the plunge into pain au levain. I cannot tell you how much enjoyment I get out of the magic of baking bread.

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Month: October 2019

Our Free Downloads

Downloads Skip forward to: Our books, Mike’s Bread Spreadsheets, the three stage calculator, or Mike’s bread worksheet For some time our “Introduction to Sourdough” booklet was our hottest download. The book was, and still is, an integral part of our “Introduction to Sourdough” class, and the recipes have been student tested. However, we pulled it off …

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Swirly Rye Bread

Swirly Rye Bread The Basics Rye Starters American Light Rye American Dark Rye Putting It All Together The Basics Beth, my wife, loves swirled rye breads, like Pepperidge Farm’s Deli Swirl Bread Rye & Pump. There’s something very attractive in the contrast between the dark and light rye breads. There’s something vary flavorful in the …

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