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Kneaders Bakery & Café: A Celebration of Our Best Recipes and Memories

Kneaders Bakery & Café: A Celebration of Our Best Recipes and Memories

The story of Kneaders bakery and café began with Colleen and Gary Worthington baking traditional European bread in their kitchen. After mastering old-world bread- baking techniques and testing countless recipes, Colleen, Gary, and their growing team of bakers moved onto their signature artisan bread. Now they have gathered their best recipes in this commemorative cookbook, which includes Rosemary Focaccia, Jalapeño Cheddar, Garlic Mushroom Bruschetta, Irish Soda Bread, Sesame Semolina Bread, and many more. 

But bread is just the beginning. Kneaders is well-known for their mouth-watering soups and sandwiches as well as their delectable pies and pastries. For the first time, home cooks have access to popular recipes such as Chunky Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast, Hot Artichoke Crab Dip, Three-Cheese Cauliflower Soup, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Blueberry Sour Cream Pie. Beautiful and appetizing food photos accompany each recipe. 

What began in Colleen Worthington’s kitchen twenty-five years ago has grown into a successful family-owned bakery and café business with time-tested, delicious recipes in this one-of-a-kind anniversary cookbook. 

BIO: More than twenty-five years ago, Colleen Worthington rolled up her sleeves and built a baking empire out of her own kitchen, which provided a place for her kids to learn hard work, dedication, and creativity. 

Together with her husband, Gary, the Worthingtons pursued their interest in scratch-made artisan breads by training at both the American Institute of Baking and San Francisco Baking Institute. They worked closely with Lehi Roller Mills to develop an exclusive flour mixture and located an ideal, traditional Italian hearth-stone oven. Their first bakery opened in Orem, Utah, in 1997, where they served European hearth breads. Within a few months, they expanded to offer a variety of sandwiches, soups, salads, and pastries. The café also sells a variety of home and seasonal décor.  Opening their 50th locations in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Texas and Utah.