Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Bread Bowls: A Sad, Sad Fate for Unlucky Beautiful Loaves of Bread

I never thought I could be heartbroken from the mistreatment of a loaf of bread, but this (overly dramatic, hilarious, but ultimately sad) video does it to me! In the case of Bread Bowl vs. Bread Intact, I vote for Bread Intact. I've come to the conclusion that anyone who eats a bread bowl does not fully grasp the beauty of a perfect loaf of crusty, artisan bread. Where's the respect?! I would never want a bread bowl to be the fate of something I painstakingly handcrafted in the kitchen, something that strives to have the perfect crumb, so moist and delicate, for all to appreciate via slices. Imagine spending hours, or even days, executing your craft, only to have the top of the loaf carved off like the top of a pumpkin for Halloween and the bread filling in the center savagely ripped out. Ouch!

And to make things worse, are bread bowl criminals users, in order to make room for the soup or dip that goes inside the loaf, tossing the bready filling in the trash? What a tragedy! A crime! A shonda!

Watch the video above and then tell me, has this changed your perception of the classic bread bowl?

via Clickhole


Carolyn Jung said...

I'm with you on that. The notion of a bread bowl sounds cute at first. But why ruin a great crusty, perfect loaf by sogging up the inside? I much prefer my soup in a bowl and a big wedge of bread on the side. Preferably grilled -- and drizzled with some fine olive oil. ;)

Unknown said...

good post

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