May 26, 2010

A tale of two baguettes.

So today, I was buying some baguettes to take with us to our weekly lunch service at Crispin, Porter & Bogusky.  Everyone who knows me, knows that I am obsessed with whole grain products.  I like the way they taste and I usually feel better after eating them versus things made from highly refined flours.

That being said, I have always had a soft spot for baguettes, especially the ones made by Udi’s, a cool local company that makes fanfrickintastic artisan breads.  The King Soopers across the street from the Mod usually has those in stock so I decided to grab a few to take with us to our event.(they are amazing with our green chicken chili).

On the way to the register I saw some King Soopers Brand Whole Wheat baguettes and I thought ‘mmm, that sounds good, I think I’ll have that’ and I tossed one into my basket.  As I was self checking out, I noticed that the Udi’s one had 4 ingredients.  Flour, salt, water and yeast.  Seemed about right.  I then made the mistake at looking at the King Souper ingredient list.  

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