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  • French Bread

    The first step in this recipe is to throw your bread machine away. Yep! It’s time to make real bread in your oven. It’s not hard, just takes some time.

    This weekend I made some French Bread to go along with my spaghetti and meatballs and it was amazing to have homemade bread along with the meal.

    The following day I used the sauce for a pizza, which I will outline in my next post.

    So on to the French Bread, it takes about 3 hours roughly to get the bread from mixer to the table. Most of the time is in the rising of the dough so you are not pinned in your kitchen that long; think of it as more of a lease.

    The ingredients are simple; what makes a good bread is in how you make it. I am using a KitchenAid mixer to do the mixing and the kneading (dough hook). So here we go.

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  • Turkey, Bacon, and Prosciutto Hoagie

    This is one of my favorite lunch-time sandwiches. It combines the flavor of turkey and two types of pork (fried bacon and smoked prosciutto). Now don’t let the word “proscuitto” scare you. It is simply smoked ham cut ultra thin. You will find prepackaged in the deli section of your grocery store. Read the rest of this entry »

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