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Have you ever enjoyed a fruit sandwich? Not a tomato sandwich (which is a fruit) but a sandwich filled with actual fruit. I have. A few weeks ago when hiking across Scotland and northern England it was standard practice for the proprietor of the B&B where we had stayed the night to pack us [...]

2019-08-14T17:10:51-05:00Bread from Heaven|

Mary Caywood

We were visiting our son, daughter-in-law and 15-month-old granddaughter Julia in DC to help them move into their new house. Melissa wanted to go to a service at the National Cathedral and asked if I’d like to go along. We loaded Julia into the stroller with all her paraphernalia, including much needed snacks, and set [...]

2019-08-14T17:16:59-05:00Bread from Heaven|

Don Farnsworth

In a brief but delightful story, we have a reversal. Don Farnsworth, celebrates his daughter’s willingness and creativity to take the helm in baking. Anna discovered the sourdough method of bread making and I confess to not understanding the science behind. Somehow it is magic in continuing from week to week and batch to [...]

2019-08-06T13:00:31-05:00Bread from Heaven|

Sue Smart

Last week Sue Smart shared this remembrance. My fondest memories of bread are from my maternal grandmother. Although her family employed a cook to help with raising their six children, my grandmother baked bread each Saturday. Sandwiches or toast or any other way the family consumed bread came from her loving hands. Once she had [...]

2019-08-06T12:59:12-05:00Bread from Heaven|