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Home brew birdie bread
Are any of you guys home brewers? Did you know you can use your spent grains to make birdie bread or doggie treats? Some people also make bread, cookies etc out of it. Spent grains are the grains that are soaked in hot water to add flavor and color to home brews. Do NOT use grain that has hops in it. Hops are toxic to dogs, do not know if they are toxic to birds or not but I will not risk it. My grains come slightly crushed and they are just steeped in hot water for 1/2 hour then removed and tossed away. Instead of throwing them away I used them to make birdie bread. I took 4 cups of soaked grain, added 1 box of jiffy corn muffin mix, a bit of honey, some peanut butter, a 1/2 cup of applesauce, and 2 eggs, then added enough flour to make a dough. I then added minced cauliflower, broccoli and carrots and a bit of flax seed. Mixed all up and dropped in bird seed to coat. Baked until firm at 350.
Last edited by ParrotletsRock; 11-01-2012 at 01:50 PM.