Homemade Bread Day  — November 17 — [same day every year]

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Home bakers of the world, rise up and bake some bread. Today is Homemade Bread Day. 

Bread has been made for thousands of years. Estimates date its origin back to 5,000 to 10,000 B.C.

Modern day lifestyles have relegated homemade bread to occasional specialty baking and holiday baking. People don’t have time to bake home made bread at home. Instead they make quick runs to bakeries and grocery stores.

The arrival of automatic breadmakers has created a small resurgence of homemade bread, especially specialty breads.

Homemade Bread Day is a day to learn how easy it is to bake bread at home.  Take some time out of your busy day to bake bread. Your nose, your taste buds, and your whole family will be glad you did.

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Origin of Homemade Bread Day

According to research done by holidayinsights.com it appears that the day is sponsored by the Homemade Bread Day Committee of Montague, Michigan. No website for them has been found yet. The search will continue for more information about the origin of the day.

Watching bread rise — a fine form of safe excitement for dull men

Dull Men’s Club tour of Holtwhite’s Bakery in Enfield