Bread

Here’s How Long Bread Will Last in the Freezer (and How to Store It) — Freezer Intelligence

It'd be nice if all of us could have fresh bread in our kitchens on a daily basis. That probably isn't possible, though, which is why we caught up with Greg Wade, head baker at Chicago's Publican Quality Bread, who says it's fine to freeze bread and pull it out when we need it — as long as we follow a few simple rules.

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The Best Thing I’ve Ever Spread on My Toast Is from Trader Joe’s — One Good Thing

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Ever since my dear friend gifted me a bit of her sourdough starter a few months ago, I've been telling everyone who will listen about my bread-baking adventures. They've been mostly successful so far, and we've been eating bread aplenty in my little household, but it wasn't until last week that this homemade bread really blew my mind.

Oddly enough, this mind-blowing moment was not about the bread — it was about the spread, a new discovery from Trader Joe's.

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Why You Should Always Buy a Loaf of Bread at the Farmers Market — Easy Summer Suppers

In the peak of summer, I look forward to Saturday mornings more than anything else. I rush through my stint at the gym in order to get to the good part of the day (aka my stroll through the farmers market). I tend to load up my tote with more than it can carry, especially this time of year when everything from tomatoes and zucchini to lettuce and berries are in abundance. But I always save just enough room among all the produce for one additional item: a loaf of bread.

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Why You Should Always Buy a Loaf of Bread at the Farmers Market — Easy Summer Suppers

In the peak of summer, I look forward to Saturday mornings more than anything else. I rush through my stint at the gym in order to get to the good part of the day (aka my stroll through the farmers market). I tend to load up my tote with more than it can carry, especially this time of year when everything from tomatoes and zucchini to lettuce and berries are in abundance. But I always save just enough room among all the produce for one additional item: a loaf of bread.

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Eggs to Waffles: How Much Protein Is in Your Favorite Breakfast Foods? — Protein 101

To understand the power of protein, try eating nothing but a croissant for breakfast on your way to the office, and see what happens at 10 a.m. Most likely, your stomach will be rumbling and grumbling and, if you're anything like me, you'll be grumpy.

That's because that pastry didn't have much protein in it, and protein is a key nutrient to keeping you full and focused until lunch, since it takes longer to digest than carbs. Protein also helps kickstart your body, contributing some of the energy it needs after a long sleep.

Here's how 10 common breakfast foods compare in protein, so you can make a smart choice for what you need tomorrow morning.

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Lessons from Kentucky’s Hot Brown: 5 Steps to a Better Sandwich — Bite-Sized Guide: Louisville

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At (open) face value, the Hot Brown might seem too simplistic to be considered one of our nation's most iconic sandwiches. Turkey, cheese, and bacon on white bread? What's so special about that?

Look more closely, though, and what might seem like a hot mess of leftovers from the fridge is actually quite ingenious. And the principles of a Hot Brown can be applied to make every sandwich you put together even better. Here's how.

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