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Aug. 14, 2011 11:31 am 
Updated: Aug. 19, 2011 7:31 am
Ok, so I've made bread before...but I've never really ventured far from quick breads or the occassional loaf of regular wheat or white (maybe with some added roasted garlic and herbs).  I've decided it's time for me to face my fears and go for the gusto, so to speak.  I'm trying the 'No… MORE
 
 
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