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Saturday, March 26, 2011

another use for an electric heating pad

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We were out of bread the other day and I didn't want to go to the store.  Then I remembered I had some frozen bread loaves in the freezer.  (my local generic store brand~ similar to Rhode's version)  Since I didn't want to wait all day for them to rise, I put the pans on top of an electric heating pad and set it to hi heat. (Ours has auto turn off~ so I had to check it occasionally).  The above photo was taken just after I took the plastic wrap off.  Anyway, a little while later, this is what we got to eat...

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Fresh, hot, semi homemade bread!  My family couldn't wait for it to cool, and they thought I was the best mom ever.  The only problem was, the loaves didn't last very long!

8 comments:

  1. yuuuummmm. great idea with heating pad.

    blessings
    barbara jean

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  2. HA! That is an awesome idea!

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  3. What great idea! I have used my heating pad to keep homemade tortillas warm. I'll be trying this one!

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  4. Your fabulous idea was pinned on pinterest, where I found it and tried it out. Thank you so much!! It really does work. :o) And since our family only eats homemade bread, you can imagine my delight in using this fun method to speed along the rise process! :o)

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  5. Great idea for those that don't have a gas range with pilot lights, but our oven is at 90F degrees so that works for us without anything turned on too.. Neat idea though...

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  6. That is one reason why I miss my old stove with pilot light...raise bread. This heating pad idea is great and sure will try it real soon. Thanks!

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  7. Wow! Who'd have thought you could bake bread with a heating pad...!

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