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I don’t like to post about failure, but I just have to get this off my chest. I’ve been engaged in a battle against whole wheat sandwich bread for the last two months. Well, I’m not against whole wheat sandwich bread. On the contrary, I’m all for it! Unfortunately, it’s against me. 

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Before you point me to this or that magical tip, rest assured that I haven’t gone into this effort blind. I’ve been reading up all over the “blogosphere” (as the kids call it these days), as well as every cookbook I have. Nevertheless, I’ve created a brick week after week.

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Don’t get me wrong, it’s a super tasty brick. It makes delicious toast, and it’s especially good with hummus. Still, am I wrong to yearn for a tall fluffy loaf?

I’ve mostly been playing around with the ingredients and rising times; I’m going to try adjusting the kneading technique next. One of these days, I will emerge from the battle victorious. And then I’ll write the happiest post this blog has ever seen.

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