..To adhere to the standards and follow the rules, such as use heavily floured parchment paper, will guarantee good results.
However, there are still those who think plastic wrap is the answer to bread dough that insists on being a complete and total jerk, which may be correct..
Until the difficulty with he dough causes a small piece of plastic to tear, then the plastic piece disappears, making the baker anxious about whether or not the ugly loaf is safe to eat, having searched and not found the missing piece of plastic wrap…
–confessions from a tired bread baker, March 29, 1988.
..Culinary fighters from all over the world, here for the prize above all others. A single recipe that could change the world, it’s fate in the hands of a single chef.
..Carbohydrates, when heated turn to gold, it’s a fight just for the bold. Every body get ready, it’s time to win the perfect bread. Before it’s over, I’ll be the champ when you’re defeated.
All ingredients assembled, utensils clean and calibrated…
“T-t-time to get kneaded.”
..For the pursuit of the swirl, for the pursuit of the swirl…
Competition is the answer when talk is cheap and there’s too many chefs—in the kitchen.
For the pursuit of the swirl…pursuit of the swirl.
–from Super Awesome Bread: Battle for a Better Slice! the Musical. Written and directed by Arugula Jersey-Taft, 1989, New York, NY.
Lyrics from the introduction song, “Pursuit of the Swirl,” lyrics written by J. B. Dandelion-Bradford.
The theatre production was a huge success, until producer Arugula Jackson-Taft heard about it and promptly sued for production rights, in 1990, claiming she came up with something similar a year earlier.
…Hot Cross carbohydrates are we, made with flour and living yeast. Go on and try us, we’re sweeter than most.
…Hot bread made from sweet roll dough. We’re just two of a kind, I’ve got the brains, he’s got the brawn…
— from Hot Cross Bread Forever!the Musical, songs written and composed by Arugula Jackson-Pierce, New York, NY, 1988.
Show you can make yeast bread, made with cheddar cheese, and I’ll believe you.
–from a local skeptic. March, 1984.
Yes friends, it’s the perfect treat the night before Election Tuesday. Sweet banana loaves, I just voted.
-from an ad in Sinister Chef Weekly, November 1988
Exquisitely crafted, cinnamon-sugar infused cinnamon swirl loaves make a difference in your mortgage plans.
-from “The Baker’s Guide to Financial Planning” audio book on cassette tape from November 1993