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lissnup:

This is such a cool project, I hope it grows (pun intended)

Originally posted on Wishing You Well:

WASHINGTON – DC Brau, the District of Columbia’s first new brewery in decades, has found a unique way to give back. Instead of trashing their brews’ soggy grain byproduct, owners Brandon Skall and Jeff Hancock are turning it into bread to feed the city’s homeless in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Washington Post reports that the pair partnered with Pizzeria Paradiso, which turned the mash into loaves at its kitchens in Dupont Circle and Old Town Alexandria.

“It was kind of fibrous and a little dry,” commented Ruth Gresser, owner and head chef of Pizzeria Paradiso. She kneaded one part spent grain into four parts regular bread dough, adding a little clover honey for sweetness. All together, the collaboration produced 65 loaves, which were donated to Bread for the City, a Washington-based organization that provides food and other services to thousands of families.

Dry or…

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