Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Let's Finish this Bread!
Time to punch it down and turn out onto a floured surface.
My surface is my great-grandmother's handmade biscuit board. Mary Catherine or "Caddy" was born in 1871, married in 1889 and lived to the age of 91 years. As a small child I remember visiting my great aunt and uncle's house where Caddy lived. And I also remember the spittoon that always sat next to her chair ... hmmm ... but I would love to know how many biscuits have been cut out on this board.
Uncover dough and bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and tests done.
Remove from pan and cool on wire rack. Brush tops with melted butter. Wrap well and store. Can refrigerate. The loaves also freeze well. It's obvious I need to work on dividing the dough into more even sections, but they're still pretty and do they ever smell wonderful!