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all kinds of bread and muffins – yeasted, unleavened, quick

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In the Heat of the Night (BBB August 2018)

Friday, August 17th, 2018

summary: recipe for Yeasted Blueberry Coffee Cake; brioche; hot weather baking; information about Bread Baking Babes; At ten minutes to three in the morning, the city of Wells lay inert, hot and stagnant. Most of its eleven thousand people tossed restlessly; the few who couldn’t sleep at all damned the fact that there was no […] Continue reading »

Biscuit Making Traditions – South vs North

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

summary: Vivian Howard’s biscuits from her cookbook, Deep Run Roots; using lard instead of butter; flat vs lofty; I didn’t learn to make biscuits and elaborate Sunday lunches at my mother’s knee. Nope; growing up, I was busy plotting my grand exit from the middle of nowhere, Deep Run. -Vivian Howard, Deep Run Roots, Introduction […] Continue reading »

Singed Hinnies (BBB July 2018)

Monday, July 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Singing Hinnies; shaping fun; straying from “tried and true”; following instructions; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Singing Hinnies You can’t teach an old dog new tricks… It has been poisonously hot this month. The horrible heat broke last week. But it has geared up again – just in […] Continue reading »

Pain au Levain with citrus(ish) and seeds (BBB June 2018)

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Pain au Levain with Lemon Juice and Sunflower Seeds, based on a recipe in “From the Wood-Fired Oven” by Richard Miscovich; taste transformations; justifying disobedience; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pain au Levain Making good bread is a matter of controlling variables; there is no one magic ingredient […] Continue reading »

I’m Running Wild : Red Pepper Coques (BBB May 2018)

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Red Pepper Coques; ice water and instant yeast?? I don’t think so…; solving the dilemma with wild yeast; making substitutions – as usual; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Red Pepper Coques The snow has gone at last; the forsythia is just at the end of its blooming; the […] Continue reading »

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