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Stephanie Cluff and Neccia Hahn shape dough and place it in proofing bowls Wednesday morning at Buttercup Bakery and Bistro, 335 First St., Idaho Falls. The small bakery occupies a remodeled home and offers inside seating, as well as a porch where customers can relax. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

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The smell of fresh-baked bread can be mouthwatering and also can trigger memories of home...

Stephanie Cluff and Neccia Hahn shape dough and place it in proofing bowls Wednesday morning at Buttercup Bakery and Bistro, 335 First St., Idaho Falls. The small bakery occupies a remodeled home and offers inside seating, as well as a porch where customers can relax. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

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