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Oct 25, 2012 12:19 PM

Thanksgiving - please bring BREAD -

If you were assigned 'bread for the Thanksgiving table', where will you shop? What bread?

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  1. I'd bring Acme levain (long ratther than round if available) because it makes the best sandwiches. I'd go by in advance to reserve.

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Or go to Acme and pick a few items out. Hard to go wrong.

      Anyone know how the rolls are now at the former Neldam's, now Taste of Denmark?

      1. re: ML8000

        One way to go wrong at Acme is to find that they've sold out.

        1. re: ML8000

          The parkerhouse style rolls at Taste of Denmark are good, especially warmed in the oven. Very buttery. We get the little "dollar bun" rolls a lot -- they are just doughy and bland, but a big hit with some of my family members homesick for certain Missouri things. I am not a fan of the swedish rolls.

        2. re: Robert Lauriston

          That's the best reminder: order in advance. : )

        3. I wouldn't shop anywhere, I'd make yeast rolls from scratch.....

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          1. re: KSlink

            We'd love to have your yeast roll recipe on Home Cooking, please.

          2. Argh! I live across the street from one of the best bread bakeries in the Bay Area. But when I ask my mom to bring bread, does she just stop in across the street on the way to my front door. Noooooo. She brings something from her freezer. Or some Semifreddi she grabbed at the supermarket. She usually says she didn't have time to make a special trip to buy bread. A special trip across the street?

            Anyway, we don't usually have bread for Thanksgiving -- we're not one of those families that always has bread on the table. If I were going to ask someone to bring bread, it would be a French baguette from Feel Good Bakery to go with some pre-dinner cheese.

            1. What would be really cool is if you could get the dinner rolls that they serve at Canteen. That would be a nice nod to tradition while still bringing something delicious.

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              1. re: farmersdaughter

                Assuming that the host doesn't already have rolls taken care of, that would be more traditional than bread.

              2. I'd seriously consider buying frozen Meetinghouse biscuits and baking them up for the occasion. Otherwise, I'd go to Acme for a loaf or a round.