Best thing since sliced bread

Happy Birthday Sliced Bread! On this day 7 July 1928 Missouri’s Chillicothe Baking Company made history by selling the first packet of sliced bread. This was made possible after a jeweller Otto Frederick Rohwedder invented a prototype machine that could both slice and wrap a loaf of bread at the same time. He filed a patent “for a machine for slicing an entire loaf of bread at a single location”. The rest is history. We’ve wrapped a loaf of our homemade sliced corn bread using wax paper with a Kraft belli band, twine and herbs. It’s not symmetrical – rather a rustic look that would suit any type of loaf or bread. Banana bread, date loaf, soda bread …. Mmmmmmmmmmm

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