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Tribute to a Great Man

Every home bread baker, cook, and the entire culinary world is mourning the passing of cookbook author Bernard Clayton, Jr. on March 28th.  Bernard won numerous awards for his cookbooks, but he also won the hearts of many people by being a good man.  I am so blessed to have known Bernard and his wife Marge.  […]

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The Remarkable Journey of Bernard Clayton, Jr.

If you are a bread baker, you already know the name Bernard Clayton, Jr., because he composed the finest and most celebrated bread cookbook of all times, “The Complete Book of Breads”  published in 1973, followed by “The New Complete Book of Breads” published in 1987.  He also wrote,  The Breads of France, The Complete Book of […]

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