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Saturday, June 17, 2017

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If you are interested in one of the events below, please click on the link to register - classes do fill up quickly!  More classes and events will be scheduled, you can also find them on our web site.


Looking for the perfect gift for your special Dad?

Cameron's Stovetop Smoker 
 
Constructed of heavy-gauge stainless steel, this smoker is 11x15 inches and comes complete with drip pan and slide on lid so your food gets smoked but your kitchen doesn't. Let's you cook with the wonderful flavor of real wood chips right on your stove top - gas or electric with extendable handles for grill or campfire.

No need to crank up the big outdoor smoker. Enjoy fish, wings, chicken, vegetables and even cheese. Cook as much or as little as you need for a meal.

Father's Day Special

Any 4 oz jar of smoking chips ($4.00 value) free with purchase of
Camerons Stovetop Smoker - $49.95 item #09001

Online, use discount code "FD2017" when you have the smoker and a jar of chips in your cart.  If you're in our retail store - just ask! 

 
 
RECIPE - Ranger Cookies
 
Summertime outings often include picnic lunches. Why not bake up a batch of Chewy Ranger Cookies for the perfect take-along treat? Better make a double batch to have at home as well.

The recipe is a favorite included in the Bread Beckers' Recipe Collection (red cookbook) as well as Sue Becker's new cookbook, The Essential Home-Ground Flour Book.
This rich, chewy cookie with a subtle coconut flavor is sure to satisfy.

Ranger Cookies  
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Butter
  • 1 cup Sucanat w/ Honey
  • 1 cup Sucanat
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups Soft Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ½ cups Rolled Oats
  • ½ cup Shredded Coconut
  • ½ cup Chopped Nuts
 
Preheat oven to 350F

Cream butter, sucanat w/ honey, and sucanat until creamy.

Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

Add combined flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; mix well.  Stir in rolled oats, coconut and nuts; mix well.

Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.  Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Makes 2 dozen large cookies.



NEW PRODUCT - GA Grown Organic Soft Red Wheat


We are very pleased to announce our first Georgia grown wheat product. Organic Soft Red Wheat has the great nutty flavor of red wheat with the great baking qualities of soft wheat. This flavorful pastry flour is the perfect choice for fluffy pancakes, soft muffins and moist and chewy cookies.

Currently available in 6 gallon buckets, net wt 45 lbs, our item # 08152

Cooking Classes

     
 
Getting Started
Saturday June 24, 2017
10am - 2:30pm
Registration $10
Taught by Sue Becker
Click here to register

We will introduce you to the world of milling your own grains and making all your own breads.  We will start from "scratch" and discuss all the necessary baking ingredients and types of wheat and equipment needed to make this lifestyle change not only possible but doable!

We will demonstrate milling flour, mixing quick breads, kneading bread dough, either by hand or machine, shaping the dough, making quick cereals, and even tortillas.

And best of all - you get to taste everything we make!!  We will demonstrate the Wonder Mill, NutriMill, Bosch Kitchen Machine, the Ankarsrum Original mixer, Zojirushi Bread Machine, Tribest Personal Blender, and the ChefPro Tortilla press.

Lots of information presenting the endless possibilities of baking with whole grains.

NOTE: If you already own a copy of our "Recipe Collection" (the RED cookbook), it would be a good idea to bring it to take notes and mark-up some recipes with helpful information you will hear in the class.  If you don't have a copy (or forget to bring one), we do have plenty for sale in the store!


"Refreshing Take-A-Longs for Picnics and Cookouts!"

Sponsored by Papa's Pantry - Hosted at Bread Beckers
Tuesday June 27, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
$20 per person pre-registered -  $25 at the door
To register call Papa's Pantry - 770-591-4730

ALL proceeds go to support PAPA'S PANTRY



Cuisine By Maureen, Owner and Chef of BeesKnees  AND Sue Becker, of The Bread Beckers Inc,  team up again for a fun, "hands-on" cooking class and dinner!

Cool crisp salad, unusual appetizers, take along beverages, and desserts that stand up to the heat. From beginner to expert, you'll walk away with new recipes to try and share!  



Summertime Cooking with Sue
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Registration $20
Taught by Sue Becker
Click here to register

 
All proceeds for this event go to REAL BREAD OUTREACH

Sue will share several fast and easy to prepare summer meal ideas.  This will be a casual, interactive class including dinner. 

The menu includes: 
  • Meatballs with Wine Jelly Chili Sauce
  • Arugala Salad with Strawberries and light Lemon Balsamic Dressing
  • Smoked Chicken with Spinach and Mushroom Pasta Alfredo, and
  • Summer Fruit Cobbler with real whipped cream


Jams and Jellies

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Registration $10
 
 Taught by Sue Becker  
Click her to register

Sue will show you the basics of making jams and jellies with less sugar, honey or no sugar, using Pomona Pectin.  Sampling will begin with jelly on warm a warm English Muffin with butter. 

But, jelly isn't just for spreading on bread!  You will be sampling Sangria Jelly with crackers and garlic cheese, and Meatballs with Wine Jelly Chili Sauce.  Great summertime appetizers or snacks!



Getting Started
 
Saturday July 22, 2017
10am - 2:30pm
Registration $10
Taught by Sue Becker
Click here to register

We will introduce you to the world of milling your own grains and making all your own breads.  We will start from "scratch" and discuss all the necessary baking ingredients and types of wheat and equipment needed to make this lifestyle change not only possible but doable!

We will demonstrate milling flour, mixing quick breads, kneading bread dough, either by hand or machine, shaping the dough, making quick cereals, and even tortillas.

And best of all - you get to taste everything we make!!  We will demonstrate the Wonder Mill, NutriMill, Bosch Kitchen Machine, the Ankarsrum Original mixer, Zojirushi Bread Machine, Tribest Personal Blender, and the ChefPro Tortilla press.

Lots of information presenting the endless possibilities of baking with whole grains.

NOTE: If you already own a copy of our "Recipe Collection" (the RED cookbook), it would be a good idea to bring it to take notes and mark-up some recipes with helpful information you will hear in the class.  If you don't have a copy (or forget to bring one), we do have plenty for sale in the store!


 
CO-OPS

Co-ops are a great way to get your grains and other supplies that are just too expensive to ship any other way.  Current co-op shipping rates range from 12 cents to 15 cents per pound (depending on distance from our warehouse) when we deliver on our own truck, compared to UPS rates that can be around 60 cents a pound!

We have over 100 co-op locations around the Southeast.  Visit our website  and find the co-op closest to you, our coordinators will be happy to welcome you into  a co-op!
 
The co-op schedule can be found on our web site at  
http://www.breadbeckers.com/blog/co-op-schedule/

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