ith the vast majority of Americans working from home and avoiding social interactions during a global pandemic, many people are finding new home-based hobbies and learning new skills. Some people are finding baking to be a wonderful way of soothing jangled nerves and filling in the gaps that the grocery store can’t provide. Here are four different types of bread that you can bake while you stay safe at home.
Perfect for accompanying a meal of spaghetti or lasagna, French baguettes are chewy and delicious. You can eat them fresh, spread herbed butter on them, or split them lengthwise for sub sandwiches.
Everyone loves bakery-fresh sourdough bread, and on social media, many people are attempting to re-create the flavor at home. Sourdough bread relies on a “starter” that contains wild yeasts that you can capture in your very own kitchen.
Small, individually sized breads that puff up to form a hollowed-out bread round, pita bread is classic Middle-Eastern fare. Whether you like eating it whole or stuffing it with sandwich fixings, pita bread is a fun new bread to try.
If the idea of baking with yeast is a little intimidating, try your hand at a quick bread. Banana bread is also a great way to use up any bananas that are beginning to get a little too ripe because wasting food nowadays is not acceptable! Whether you want to eat it for breakfast or for an afternoon snack, banana bread always hits the spot.
Although the news is frightening at times, placing a freshly baked loaf of bread on your dining room table for your family to consume can help you relax. After all, for today, your family is safe and fed. When this is all over and you’re considering replacing your dining room table, come by Marlo Furniture. Whether you prefer traditional or more contemporary styles, we have what you need to make your house a home.