Bread Baking Babes Score Bigly

They slash; they cut; they slit; they SCORE!

Elizabeth, of blog from OUR kitchen and the host kitchen for this month, decided to take the monthly baking challenge in a different direction.

It wasn’t a baking challenge.

It was a slashing challenge.

Everyone got to make their own recipe for the bread and then practice using a sharp instrument to make pretty patterns.

Some, like our host kitchen, even made their own sharp instruments.

Well, not the sharp part, but they did find a new use for popsicle sticks

I miss popsicles……

So – all the Babes got to make their own bread and then slash / cut it any way they liked using anything they liked.

Check them out – there are a lot of interesting stories this month. (Beet Bread?)

To get the instructions on slashing and the details on being a Bread Baking Buddy visit blog from OUR kitchen. You can also learn how to make sharp instruments….

Elizabeth’s Loaf

Karen’s Loaf

Tanna’s Loaf

Cathy’s Loaf

Aparna’s Loaf

Kelly’s Loaf

Judy’s Loaf

And that’s it for the Babes in the August.  Stay Safe & Healthy Everyone! And wear a mask!!!

And the Babes are:

The Bread Baking Babes

A Messy Kitchen – Kelly
Bake My Day – Karen
blog from OUR kitchen – Elizabeth
Bread Experience – Cathy
Feeding My Enthusiasms – Elle
Judy’s Gross Eats – Judy
Karen’s Kitchen Stories – Karen
My Diverse Kitchen — Aparna
My Kitchen In Half Cups – Tanna
Notitie Van Lien – Lien

And me…. Thyme for Cooking – Katie

13 thoughts on “Bread Baking Babes Score Bigly”

  1. Ha! I love the way you managed to deflect away from the fact that my slashing failed pretty much miserably! Even though we have a swell new popsicle stick blade holder!

    This Bread Baking Babe bungled blading bigly. What a good thing it is that the others scored perfectly!

    (Popsicles aren’t anything like they used to be. They’re taste-free. But they do have handy sticks….)

    • There was a song about popsicle sticks when I was a kid….. How sad that they’ve been watered down. I fondly remembering racing my bike through town, eating my popsicle.
      Very fun challenge this month.

      • How brave of you to eat a popsicle and ride a bike at the same time!! Weren’t you worried about the stick suddenly getting caught in your throat if you hit a bump in the road?

        It’s entirely possible that popsicles taste the same as they used to, and I have just become snobbish about them. But to me, they just taste icy and overly sweet. Additionally, the fake-fruit flavouring is overwhelmed by the lurid colour.

        • That’s true Elizabeth! (Being brave comment.) I rode my bicycle while holding an umbrella… long story short, the bicycle ended up riding me. Never made that mistake again.

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