Hi-Line Living: A slow rise
Grateful Bread owner talks restaurant growth
November 4, 2016
Havre's Grateful Bread is not an overnight success. It's more like the slow rise of a loaf of bread made from scratch.
Owner Rick Neuwerth's love for baking was kneaded in him a long time ago.
"My mom, when I was a kid, used to make the bread for the week for the family. She had six kids," he said, in between sandwich bites after lunch rush.
"She'd get to the kitchen table, take two or three big dish pans - like they had before you had kitchen sinks that you wash dishes in, right? - and she'd throw in the lard and some warm water and the yeast and the salt and the sugar, and just start m...