Daily Bread

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Bread is on the rise as I write this.
Our standard wheat bread
that I make at least once a week.
The bread that is so routine
that it requires no recipe.
A process so common that
it requires little thought.
It’s the bread we reach for
for morning toast, or as a healthy snack
with a smear of peanut butter.
No additives or preservatives 
or stabilizers to extend shelf life.
Whole grain flour, yeast,
a little honey, milk and an egg.
Just wanted to celebrate it.
To give it its rightful place
in the sun instead of relegating it
to the routine and mundane.

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About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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