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Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread (BBB January 2019)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

summary: recipe for Wild Yeast Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread, based on the recipe for Sweet Potato Onion Bread in “Deep Run Roots” by Vivian Howard; slack dough; to add flour or not to add flour…. a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; Bread Baking Babes’ Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread, January 2019 This stuff is special-chewy with deep flavor […] Continue reading »

T’s Shortbread Revisited

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

summary: revision of T’s shortbread; rice flour is the key; taking the lead from a recipe in “Beyond the Great Wall” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford; new fridge magnet; time for more magnetic poetry; We just finished the last of T’s Christmas shortbread. (Waahhh!! Does that mean Christmas is over? ) As always, it […] Continue reading »

Almost Wordless Not-Wednesday: Fruitcake

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

One of our friends loves this card – she imagines that she doesn’t like fruitcake. Poor her! She clearly hasn’t tried Mum’s fruitcake! Every year, my sister P sends us cake made from (mostly) Mum’s recipe. We keep the cake until the following Christmas, because aged cake always tastes better.

Virtually Wordless Not-Wednesday: Brioche(ish) Stars

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

They’re NOT for us!

Currant Affairs (BBB December 2018)

Monday, December 17th, 2018

summary: recipe for Baked Currant Doughnuts; rationing; sharing; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; Well. I’m only one day late. It’s not entirely my fault. (Actually, it is… …one of these days I might learn to plan ahead.) If only the BBB dough had taken just 3 or 4 hours to rise – as […] Continue reading »

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