Some foods carry along with them an aroma that is unmistakable and at times intoxicating. Bacon, for example. Popcorn also has a way of permeating every nook and cranny, sometimes smelling better than it tastes. Chocolate-chip cookies are another example of a well-loved baking scent. But it is not always comfort food that resonates with our senses; sometimes it is something much more simple. When it comes to kitchen staples, it's hard to get much more basic than bread.
The scent of freshly baked bread in the air never fails to draw attention, but there's no need to … Read more