Saturday, February 26, 2005

Breadtime Stories?

On a lighter note...does anyone have a good bread recipe for a small-group Communion service? I have the Luther Seminary recipe in my list o' links, but I'm collecting other recipes. I am looking for something evocatively chewy and "wheaty," but not too crumbly. (I'm remembering back to my college days, when our church janitor had a real crisis of conscience over vacuuming up Christ's body after a particularly messy folk service using homemade bread.) I have a recipe for homemade pita, but I'm afraid that my electric oven won't generate the necessary heat. Thanks, anyone, for any help.


Anonymous said...

I'm glad you found the Luther Sem recipe. It's a good one, fairly moist, though I would not call it crumbless. I have served it during chapel there, and it does break off in to nice marble-sized pieces that stay intact when placed into the communicant's hand.

LutheranChik said...

I think that is the recipe we use at our church for our Maundy Thursday Eucharist, which we celebrate in the context of a real meal. It's good just to eat.:-)

I think I am going to try the pita...even if they don't "puff," they should still be edible and evocative looking.