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Archives: April 2015

Getting a rise out of dough

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A. Whenever I try to make bread, my dough doesn’t rise properly. Do you know why this happens and how I can prevent it?  —Ezra, Menasha Q. Ezra, I like this question because many people have a fear of using yeast. Yeasts are basically plant cells that rest in dormancy until awakened. We activate yeast READ MORE

Putting the pieces together

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Mosaic artist Vicki Menge turns everyday objects into works of art It started with a mirror. Five years ago, town of Greenville resident Vicki Menge was looking to do a mosaic for herself and created a reflective piece to hang on her wall. Soon after, she was hooked on assembling materials to create different forms READ MORE