You’ll notice this post is titled “Making Daily Bread” and not “Making Bread Daily.” I’m a do-it-yourselfer, but I’m not a martyr. Some pioneers in the organic/local/sustainable food movement note that while, in some ways, people are going back to doing things they way their grandparents did — fresh, real food that’s made and sometimes even grown at home — in other ways, we are light years ahead because of scientific, technological and social advancements. These things are easier than they used to be.
For example, I can make steel cut oats in a jiffy (at least my part of the chore goes quickly) with my rice cooker. I can set up automatic drip irrigation systems for my raised beds. We can now easily use temporary electric fencing to rotate livestock through multiple grazing areas. And, like I’ll explain here, I’ve been using my bread machine to assist in that most basic of endeavors — making bread for our family’s daily use. [Read more…] about Recipe: Making Daily Whole Wheat Bread