Make the Bread, Buy the Butter


Hour 2

After journalist Jennifer Reese lost her job as book reviewer for Entertainment Weekly in 2008, she decided it was time to save her family some money.  So she  started cooking from scratch and making foods usually purchased in the supermarket.  She baked bread and bagels,  raised her own chickens, and even churned her own butter.  Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn’t.  And her family had a lot to say about it.  Jennifer’s  experiences are detailed in her blog,, and in her book, Make the Bread, Buy the Butter, which will be published this fall.

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