A Bread Library

Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Breads Every Day

Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads

Irma Rombauer’s The Joy of Cooking

Books with one or two recipes I use often

Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa at Home, honey white bread

Francis Mallmann’s Seven Fires, pan de chapa

Jennifer McLagan’s Fat, kugelhopf au lard

Shauna Niequist’s Savor, blueberry yogurt breakfast cake

Books or excerpts about philosophy or theology and baking

William Alexander’s 52 Loaves

Preston Yancey’s Out of the House of Bread

Shauna Niequist’s Bread and Wine: A love letter to life around the table

Peter Reinhart’s Bread Upon the Waters

Peter Reinhart’s Brother Juniper’s Bread Book: slow rise as method and metaphor

Peter Reinhart’s Sacramental Magic in a Small-Town Cafe

Chapter #3, Bread and Vine, from Lauren Winner’s Wearing God

Sara Miles’ Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Chapter #12, September – Grace, from Rachel Held Evans’ A Year of Biblical Womanhood

Section IV, Communion, from Rachel Held Evans’ Searching for Sunday

Books or excerpts about the politics, history, or economics of bread

Aaron Bobrow-Strain’s White Bread

William Rubel’s Bread: A Global History