Freshly baked bread — still warm from the

Freshly baked bread — still warm from the

Freshly baked bread — still warm from the oven — is one of life’s simple pleasures. If you’ve never made your own bread before, this recipe for breadsticks is a good place to start. Fashioned after Olive Garden -style breadsticks, they’re easy to make and very worth the effort! My kids devoured them.

I used my Kitchenaid mixer to knead the dough for a few minutes, then used a kitchen scale to portion the dough into equal pieces (16 pieces that weighed approximately 2.25 ounces each). I then shaped each portion into a 7″ long breadstick and proceeded with the recipe. If you don’t have a kitchen scale, just follow the recipe as written.

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