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Some Different Ways to Shape Bread Loaves

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There are many different ways to shape a loaf of bread. At the Whole Grain Store bakery we have several methods that we utilize: challah rolls, baguettes, modified batards, pan loaf rolls, single twists, just to name a few. In this post I will talk about three methods we use

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White cupcakes are easy to transform into patriotic masterpieces.

Happy Independence Day: Red, White & Blue Recipes

by Cassidy Stockton

A simple vanilla cupcake is easily transformed into a patriotic masterpiece.

At Bob’s Red Mill, we think the Fourth of July is one of the very best holidays. First, people usually get together with friends and family. Second, the weather is almost always gorgeous. Third, um, fireworks!! Finally, food usually

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New ideas for the Gluten Free Brownie Mix

by Chelsea Lincoln

Oftentimes customers write us with suggestions on changing instructions or ingredients in our baking mixes. Sometimes it’s a low-fat version, sometimes it’s an added ingredient, and sometimes it’s just a new product altogether.  One of our most popular mixes is the Gluten Free Brownie Mix, so we hear numerous creative

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Strawberries are one of my very favorite things about summer.

Lemon Pound Cake

by Cassidy Stockton

This weekend finally started to reflect the calendar here in Portland. The sun was shining, the air lightly breezy and the strawberries abundantly overflowing their bins at every farmer’s market (I even found a few in my own homely patch).

Who could resist the beautiful red ripeness of the strawberries?

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Debbie McFarlane enjoys a bite of her favorite bakery item.

Employee Choice-June: Wheat Free Vanilla Cupcakes

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Debbie McFarlane enjoys a bite of her favorite bakery item.

“I’m a glutton for Gluten Free.”-Debbie McFarlane

Debbie McFarlane, one of the friendliest and brightest of our great store employees, is this month’s employee’s choice candidate and has chosen as her favorite bakery item our Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes.

Debbie,

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Whole Grain Chocolate Cake

Whole Grain Cake Recipes

by Chelsea Lincoln

Not too long ago, we offered whole grain cake mixes that a lot of people really loved.  Unfortunately, that love was not quite enough to keep these mixes on the shelves. After the products were discontinued, we got numerous calls wanting to know how people could make it themselves.

When

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A basket full of delicious muffins ready to enjoy!

Lemon Vegan Agave Muffins

by Meagan Nuchols

Here is a fabulous recipe for Lemon Vegan Agave Muffins. Not only are these muffins egg and dairy free, but they contain no refined sugars! They are simply sweetened with agave and notice that they use chia seeds as a binder. If you are new to chia seed baking, look

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What is nutritional yeast, anyway?

Nutritional Yeast Demystified

by Cassidy Stockton

What is nutritional yeast, anyway?

In Portland, you can find nutritional yeast (aka vegetarian food yeast) at almost every restaurant catering to a vegetarian clientele. It’s a funky orange-yellow color and can range from a fine powder to larger flakes. It smells a bit yeasty, a bit nutty and a

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