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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Pita and French Bread

Got a late start on making bread yesterday.

Didn't start the process until after 2:00 PM.

About the time the bread was ready to shape, it was also dinner time and I hadn't planned anything.
(We had lunch out and I didn't think either of us would be very hungry - I was wrong.)

So, I pulled a couple of boneless chicken breasts out of the freezer and partially defrosted them in the microwave. 

Using a little of the bread dough, I made two pitas.

Shaped into rounds and left to rest for 30 minutes.

Baked on a hot stone.  
They puffed right up and only took a few minutes to bake.
No need to make a special Pita dough, especially if you only want a couple.

Mixed up a little sauce with mayonnaise seasoned with garlic,Dijon Mustard, salt, pepper and a little fresh lemon juice.

Chicken breasts were pounded flat, rubbed with garlic, salt and pepper  and grilled.

Topped with lettuce, tomato and red onion.
A quick and easy dinner.


  1. Pity I am not there to have a pita:)

    Wow ..
    You are the Bread Master~I always say that.
    .Jacques says I repeat myself..Guess he is right;)

  2. Looks delicious. I am printing out the recipe!

  3. This a great post i have never made french as of yet think i will now nothing like making bread been making my own bread for some time yes i do have 2 bread machines been but!!!! like the feel of the dough also have done little bit of Artisan bread still have not got that down pat yet!!! thank you so much for this post. Cheers, @Rosee


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