By burning wood and breading dough, Juli Vanderhoop bakes more than bread

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    Elizabeth Cecil  

    Sweet Snails. Baker Juli Vanderhoop brings out one of Orange Peel's most popular pastries, a sweet raisin-studded roll she calls the Snail. The pastries are consistently popular not just with her neighbors,but with her mom, too.

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    Elizabeth Cecil  

    Juli moves breads, cookies, pizza (as well as red hot coals) with simple wooden tools such as a pizza peel, a large flat spatula for which the bakery is named.