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Please Pass The Biscuits

Bread is commonly referred to as the “staff of life.” People around the world have prepared bread for 30,000 years. Here in the Boston Mountains, folks have always loved their “homemade butter on the bread.” The most common form of … Continue reading

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“Hootch”

Most mountain folks make “hootch” and never realize it. Sourdough bread is another mountain tradition. Nothing is more endemic than a loaf of native sourdough bread. Nobody really knows when people began the making of a sourdough starter, or levain … Continue reading

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