Thursday, September 24, 2009

Pain Du Jour~



I made Oatmeal Sage bread..Just a regular oatmeal bread in the bread machine..From The Better Homes And Gardens Bread Baking Book~ But added sage leaves I received as a gift.. and painted some swirls with coffee..:)



I like to use the bread machine for mixing and kneading..I never bake in it~

The bread painting I have shown before..it was gleaned on a few sites on the internet~ This time I used instant espresso to paint it..and after adding the sage leaves I covered the bread in quite a bit of flour so the leaves would not burn during baking.. you just brush the flour off after baking..also this time I painted the bread maybe 10 mins before it was ready~ I love doing it and wished I had had more time..A swirl is done in a breath..imagine if you took your time:)


Well even if I took great time..it would look the same..I would just have more fun:)

22 comments:

  1. So lovely!! And the oatmeal-sage combination is brilliant. Yum!

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  2. Leave it to you to turn an ordinary thing into something beautiful. Painting bread...genius.

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  3. Painting bread! I never thought about that--I've painted just about everything else, though...

    Gorgeous. As usual!

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  4. of course i adore this... and every darnthingyoudo!

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  5. This is the most beautiful bread I have ever seen! How creative! Thanks for the idea - the possibilities are endless...

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  6. It's like henna painting :) Your bread is beautiful! Goodness, how do you bring yourself to eat it? The veins on the sage leaves are so clear, it's as if I am looking at the real thing in front of me!

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  7. Tu es une véritable artiste, ce pain est superbe, est ce que vous avez osé le couper et le manger ?
    Bonne soirée

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  8. Il est très joli avec l'effet feuilles..C'est un peu d'automne et j'adore le bon pain....En plus le matin, au petit déjeuner ou bien avec du jambon...c'est divin !!!

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  9. M...I LOVE the painting idea!!!! I made beer bread yesterday, yummy! but very course, would be hard to paint...I shall certainly try in the future.....xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

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  10. How pretty! I bet it was delicious..
    Just got back from PB/WSonoma..a few little things..

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  11. M you amaze me everyday some little or big delight for you family and us to share. Not just the cooking but the photos as well thank you I love have a nibble or a feast here.

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  12. You do bread beautifully! I love the sound of and look of it :)

    Nana 2

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  13. il est magnifique ce pain, je n'oserais même pas en manger tellement il est beau, mais je craque encore plus, sur les escargots :)

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  14. Ils étaient si mignons ces escargots en France..La vitrine a attiré notre attention instantanément!

    Anyone can paint this bread..I looked up Henna after your mention Ju..I wonder if it is food safe..It looks wonderful..I know about hair color and tattoos..but food..would you know?

    We cut right into the bread.. really it takes but a few minutes..

    Last night as an appetizer we had bruschetta on it..non tradition on oatmeal bread:)
    Kathleen..a few "Little things"?:)
    Have a great day!

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  15. That bread is just too perfect to eat!
    But I have to be grown-up about it, so, pass me the butter, please.

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  16. Monique - Everything you do is a work of art! Such a beautiful life you live!!!

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  17. Simple, delicious and beautiful... You bring such beauty to the humble bread making. It is a treat for all of the senses.

    Once again thank you...Diane

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  18. This is such a nice bread. I love making bread. Beautiful shot.

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  19. Hot Dog! You come up with the most marvelous ideas! I love, love, love that bread: you have made it a work of art with the sage leaves and coffee-painting!

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  20. Superbe idée ! J'ai plein de sauge fraîche. Il faut que je tente ta recette !

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