We may be in northern Minnesota, but we’ve already got tomatoes on the vine! — 2 Comments

  1. Donna Clements: You need to score your bread before you bake it! You know those pretty decorative cuts you see in breads like baguettes? They’re not just for decoration. They serve the purpose of encouraging the bread to split at that weakened point to avoid exactly the exploding action you’re talking about.

    Scroll down to the fourth or fifth photo in this link. That will show you how to score bread.

  2. Jackie, you are so smart — and kind to share your knowledge so freely. Beautiful in every way. Thank you! It makes me happy knowing you are in the world.