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ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:07 PM

I've got a no knead bread dough rising at home right now (my first bread attempt ever). They recommend wheat bran on the towel to keep the dough from sticking. I couldn't find it at Smart & Final or Trader Joe's yesterday. I work in Van Nuys and live in Echo Park / Silverlake. Can you recommend a place that will have wheat bran that's on my way home? TIA

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  1. tony michaels RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:14 PM

    Have you checked with Whole Foods?

    http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/store...

    1. Chowpatty RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:16 PM

      If Whole Foods isn't convenient, they will surely have it at Nature Mart on Hillhurst.

      1. Pei RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:16 PM

        I've only seen it at Whole Foods that have bulk bins (West LA on National has it). You could call the one near you and see if they have bulk bins. I haven't found it at TJ's or any of the large markets either.

        TJ's does have oat bran. Has anyone used that?

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          glutton RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:19 PM

          I got mine at Wild Oats.

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            Diana RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:32 PM

            I buy Bob's Red mill wheat bran from Gelson's in Encino or Sherman Oaks. Just ask the manager or a worker where it is in the store.

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              ktla97 RE: ii2big Jan 22, 2007 06:39 PM

              Wheat bran?? You can pick it up at any grocery stores. I got mine at Ralph's in Pasadena. You might want to check cereal isle in your supermarket.

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