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Blog entry by MsDebbieP posted 12-20-2008 04:05 PM 834 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dec. 20/08

I just have to get another LJ Sweatshirt!!

I love my sweatshirt so much that I wear it all the time around the house – I mean all the time, from morning to night. That means that when doing woodworking I get get covered with sawdust. Not a problem really, it is to be expected. But today I realized that perhaps I should have a sweatshirt for woodworking and one for the rest of my day.

Why, you ask? Well, I’m sure I have sawdust in my bread dough. Most people reading this probably don’t see a problem in that. Anyone working with wood must eat a “peck of wood” in one form or another. But, since this bread is going to a special someone’s 80’th birthday party, perhaps sawdust in the dough isn’t the best recipe.

But, such is life. Live and learn – next time I’ll at least don an apron!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)



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Tomcat1066

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#1 posted 12-20-2008 04:23 PM

sawdust in the bread sounds like a recipe for extra yumminess to me ;)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 12-20-2008 04:46 PM

Is the apron for the shop or the kitchen? :) Actually a little sawdust in the bread probably is not so bad. I am sure it beats Metamucil and a little cherry or walnut flavoring may even help out (but let’s leave out any white paint chips).

Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 12-20-2008 04:51 PM

haa

good point: walnut – no paint ;) Gosh, if I used painted walnut in my bread then even the LumberJocks wouldn’t like it!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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john

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#4 posted 12-20-2008 04:52 PM

Since my shop is in the house i,m sure i have eatin a few 2×4s by now . They don,t taste that bad. :D

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Chris Davis

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#5 posted 12-20-2008 04:57 PM

Everyone needs a little fiber in their diet.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 12-20-2008 04:59 PM

lol that’s quite a picture, John… eating a 2×4 lol

:)
I should put a little note on the bread for tonight: “Everyone needs a little fibre”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 12-20-2008 05:42 PM

You should expand your LJwear wardrobe. It is appropriate for any occasion or situation.

Seems like I saw a handsome fellow modeling the line somewhere?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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dustygirl

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#8 posted 12-20-2008 05:49 PM

I hear ya MsD.Sometimes I feel like Pigpen on Charlie Brown when I come up from the shop.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 12-20-2008 06:22 PM

Photobucket

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 12-20-2008 06:50 PM

hmmm i think you are right Todd.. I do think I remember seeing a handsome fellow modeling the line somewhere ;)

I have lots of t-shirts but they are too chilly for this winter weather. So I need another comfy warm sweatshirt…. maybe Santa will leave me something after he eats his “maple” cookies. haha

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#11 posted 12-21-2008 02:28 AM

So what’s the flavor of the sawdust in the latest batch of bread?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 12-22-2008 12:12 AM

You could always sweeten it up with some maple syrup Debbie.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 12-23-2008 07:47 PM

the latest bread was POPLAR haha and yes, it was popular at the meal :)

good idea to add maple syrup!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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lightweightladylefty

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#14 posted 12-25-2008 10:49 AM

MsDebbieP

With the cost of flour rising at such a quick pace, we have found that sawdust is an economical organic substitute. Walnut works well instead of rye flour; maple is best for bleached flour; and oak or ash from the planer (sorted by gradation) are good for whole or cracked wheat replacement. If you prefer pumpernickel, you can use ebony as a substitute. We’re not fond of poplar (aspen) since it causes too stringy of a texture, except for stuffed pizza crust. If you have time to make a few extra loaves, they’ll sell like hotcakes at your local health food store. Just make sure they know it’s all natural! ;-)

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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MsDebbieP

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#15 posted 12-25-2008 11:53 AM

LWLL—brilliant! I never knew all this before!!!
my bank account thanks you! lol not so sure about my family members, but my $$$ likes the idea haha

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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