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January 22, 2014

I was to have spent this week presenting at the Worlds of Healthy Flavors, a conference held annually by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America.  I have been going to it for years and years, always to bake whole grain breads and talk about making whole grains more genuinely […]

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Adult Education

November 15, 2013

Baking education in the U.S. began in the twenty-first century. Doesn’t that seem odd! Baking, after all, is a very old craft. But even in those countries with deep bread traditions, formal education in baking began only after World War II. The U.S. has a bread tradition of sorts. European immigrants opened bakeries here in […]

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