We made bread!!!
Big fluffy loaves of Honey Whole Wheat
Really, Matt made the bread –
With the awesome help of one of our new Sponge + Dough guys, Alex, who volunteered his time to come get his hands in some dough!
They also made some Farmhouse White bread
Of course some sensory analysis was required
We had a couple of slices to test the crumb. It was near perfect!
The guys also made a bunch of Scuffins, but due to some oven temperature calibration issues, they weren’t that pretty. I meant to get a picture but forgot!
The cool thing about today was that anyone who walked in the door got free scuffins + bread!!
“I’m sorry we’re not open yet, but would you like a loaf of bread anyways!?” It was great. We have about 5-10 people coming in everyday. It’s kinda cool! We’re donating all of our test breads – don’t worry we would never waste them.
When the bread came out of the oven, we each had a slice and then sat down for lunch for more slices. The boys had sandwiches, I had a salad that I brought from home to compliment the bread.
Spinach in olive oil + lavender salt with chickpeas and a leftover salmon cake.
Mmmmm honey is my new favorite food! Besides doughy bread
I had a good amount of bread + scuffin nibbles throughout the middle of the day, which left me feeling rather lethargic!
But we had some shopping to do! We are so lucky to live right next to Possessions Recycled, which is a antique + recycling store. Instead of driving to a big box store and figuring out how to get things home, assembled and all the trash that goes with them, we’ve been able to walk next door and just pick out what we need! Bob, the owner, has been such a help!
Our lovely green table came from Bob –
And all of our racks
And today we went looking for a table for our coffee condiments and came home with this charmer!
The theme of the bakery is “ultra modern meets vintage.” I think that pretty much describes my style!
I also found a ceramic bowl for coffee condiments, some jars and a basket. Plus a mirror for the bathroom that matches PERFECTLY with our lights but I forgot to photograph!
I spent the afternoon paying bills, organizing our local honey collection and doing some cleanup/organization here and there.
It’s a real bakery now!