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Whole-Wheat Flour Recipes

Whole-wheat flour recipes can have all the allure of regular baked goods. We have the breads, scones, muffins, and cookies to prove it.

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Whole-Wheat Flour Pitas
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Pitas

Pitas are a favorite lunchtime go-to for kids. This time, don't go for the preservative-packed variety. Make your own whole-wheat version and reap the benefits. Whether you fill, dip, or spread, the pita possiblities are endless. A pizza stone yields puffier bread. If you don't have one, use the back of a heavy jelly roll pan to bake these. After it has risen, you can keep the dough refrigerated for three days.

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