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GRIT GUIDE TO HOMEMADE BREAD, 7TH EDITION

One of the most comforting sensations is walking into your home and smelling the delicious aroma of homemade bread in the oven. Whether it's being made on a cold winter day to dunk in your soup, or during the summer for those refreshing sandwiches at lunchtime, homemade breads of all types and varieties offer something everyone should enjoy. Grit Guide to Homemade Bread, 7th Edition provides more than 107 keys to successfully making bread, from sourdough bread to gluten-fee, from bagels to tortillas and more. With 76 recipes inside this 100-page guide, you and your whole family can enjoy the benefits of homemade bread.

Discover five reasons why your bread dough doesn’t rise and how to avoid this frustrating obstacle to baking great bread. Read the guide to whole-grain baking and use 10 baking techniques without fear of ruining your favorite recipes. Try giving your dry, brittle bread new life with some fresh new recipes. Learn how to use an earth oven; once you’ve tasted bread baked in the old-world structure, you’ll never go back to baking in the kitchen oven.

More articles include:

  • How to Make Homemade Flour – Fresh, homemade flour is less expensive, more nutritious, and more flavorful than store-bought flour.
  • Salute to Sourdough – Cook up some hearty and delicious pioneer fare in your kitchen.
  • Creating a Food Business on the Homestead – Take your kitchen skills, add a great recipe and fresh ingredients, and combine for a great way to make yourself an income opportunity.
  • Cornmeal to Cornbread – A chunk of this savory yet sweet concoction makes for a meal all by itself.
  • Flatbread Fiesta! – Whether you call it tortilla, naan, matzo, or cracker, there’s a version in every culture.

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6-INCH ALCOHOL STILL BLUEPRINT

As fuel prices rise and concern for the environment becomes increasingly widespread, the many advantages of producing and using ethyl alcohol as an alternative to traditional petroleum products are catching the public's eye. Our 6" Column Stills are capable of producing fuel that burns with the most minimal pollution possible while costing as little as 50 cents a gallon. This easy-to-follow blueprint includes a list of materials, detailed drawings, building and installation instructions and more.


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It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications blueprints are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or this blueprint you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

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SIX-SIDED GAZEBO E-PLAN

  • Height floor to peak - 12'-10"
  • Complements any setting
  • Cozy gazebo is great for entertaining a small group
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Great for entertaining small groups, this cozy gazebo complements any setting! E-plan includes complete list of materials and step-by-step instructions. Finished product size: 8 feet 3 inches wide and 9 feet 6 inches deep.


Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

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