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Making bread is easier than you think…

If you’ve ever wanted to make bread in your own oven and avoid nasty preservatives and additives, we’ve got the book for you.

Never Buy Bread Again has over a dozen bread recipes for all occasions, from super-simple sandwich bread to buttermilk biscuits and gluten-free flatbread, plus troubleshooting for common baking problems and tips on how to store your bread. It’s available internationally in both digital and print versions.

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Common Sense Home was created by Laurie Neverman back in 2008. In 2017, Laurie’s husband, August, also started working on the site. The Nevermans live in northeast Wisconsin with their two sons in a Green Built certified home, surrounded by a permaculture oasis in progress.

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