White Loaves - Tuesdays with Dorie: Baking with Julia

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

White Loaves - Tuesdays with Dorie - Baking with Julia
White Bread - Baking with Julia

Whoo Hoo!
It's Tuesday.
And we're back! It's the first week of Tuesdays with Dorie: Baking with Julia edition.

White Loaves - Tuesdays with Dorie - Baking with Julia
For the past few years, a group of bloggers baked our way through the awesome Dorie Greenspan cookbook: Baking from My Home to Yours. When that finished (4 years later), we all wanted to continue baking! So we embark on baking twice a month from the classic book Baking with Julia - combining two treasures: Julia Child and Dorie Greenspan!

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie: Baking with Julia, the organizers Laurie and Jules are hosting our inaugural baking extravaganza!

White Loaves collage 1
Whenever I make bread, I wonder why I don't make bread more often! I love the chemistry of it all...all those little yeast molecules coming back to life.

White Loaves collage 2
I made 1/2 the recipe for one loaf. I raced home after work, kneaded the dough, and let it rise while I went to pilates. Then I punched it down and let it go for a second rise while I shopped at Costco. It was a multi-tasking night!

White Loaves
Thanks to my friend Shannon, I was able to put lovely homemade Apple Preserves on the bread. Thanks Shannon for this treat!

White Loaves
Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie members!

The Tuesdays with Dorie group encourages you to support cookbook authors like Dorie Greenspan and purchase the book. You won't be disappointed! You can also check WorldCat to see if your local library has the book.

White Loaves, page 81-82
Recipe is also on the host's blog:  Someone's in the Kitchen

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ostwestwind said... [Reply to comment]

Nice to meet you in this round again!

Great looking loaf

Ulrike @K├╝chenlatein

Amy Andrews said... [Reply to comment]

I love that you have bread rising while you're at pilates! Your my kind of gal. :)

Cristine said... [Reply to comment]

Your bread looks great! I'm excited to be baking with the group again! :)

Di said... [Reply to comment]

Looking good, Mary! =) Apple preserves sound yummy.

Nichicakes said... [Reply to comment]

You only made half!? It looks great btw especially with the apple preserves yum!

Cher Rockwell said... [Reply to comment]

One of my favorite things about baking bread is the many ways it can be worked into "life's scheduling".
Your loaf looks great - glad to be joining in on this round of TWD.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Your loaf looks gorgeous. I could use some toast right now. I'm glad to be back!

Kate said... [Reply to comment]

Looks lovely! Very organised with your rising - you're a real multi-tasker.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Your bread looks beautiful! I agree, maybe this will kick start me into baking bread more often.

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

I feel the same way when I bake bread. Of course, I never follow through and actually bake more. But again...I really should. Anyway, looks delicious!!

Kathy said... [Reply to comment]

What a lovely bread. Perfect looking! I really enjoyed this bread and decided to make one with a cinnamon swirl!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful pictures!

Rebecca said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful! I have preserve envy now. :)

Jodie said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely! Glad to be baking with you again!

Welcome to our crazy blessed life said... [Reply to comment]

Yay!! So glad to see you back for round 2. You were one busy woman the day you were baking this delicious bread. I bet the apple preserves was perfect on this. :)

Bucate Apetisante said... [Reply to comment]

It looks so soft and certainly has a great taste.

Karen/Shortbread said... [Reply to comment]

This was a great recipe to start off with, I think! It looks like it turned out terrific for you, even with all the multi-tasking.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Your loaf looks awesome - especially with that pink apple jam on top. Glad you are back in action with TWD2!

Jaime said... [Reply to comment]

well done. they look lovely

Marianna said... [Reply to comment]

hello i'm Marianna from Italy, your blog is fantastic ;D

Eliana said... [Reply to comment]

Looks delish Mary. And like it's screaming to be made into a yummy grilled cheese. Hmmmm.....

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