Friday, September 12, 2008

I'm Treating Myself

Tomorrow I am going to treat myself to a copy of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. I've been wanting the book ever since I read about it online, but I thought I would get it at the library first and test a few recipes. When I went to the library yesterday, I found out I was number 17 on the wait list! This was right after I paid my $22 in late fees. Which would have bought at least one book--if not four or five off the bargain rack at the bookstore. (The library is near my house, so I'm not sure why I can't get those books in on time).

I have a Barnes and Noble gift card my friend Sandy gave me for my birthday, but I just can't ever bring myself to spend it. But, I received a 10 percent off coupon, so I'm going to splurge!

Apparently the book gives recipes for dough that you can keep in the fridge for weeks at a time. It isn't sourdough, but the authors said it takes on sourdough tones after a few weeks. I can't wait to try it out. I'll let you know how it goes!

UPDATE: Okay--I have the book. But, I ran out of time to bake! So, I'll try the bread later this week.

1 comment:

Jeff Hertzberg said...

I'm Jeff Hertzberg, one of the co-authors of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Thanks for trying our book. Come visit us anytime at, where you can post questions into any "Comments" field, or click on "Bread Questions" on the left side of the homepage and choose among the options.

Jeff Hertzberg

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