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Better Late Than Never not-Champagne Babas (BBB December 2017)

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


summary: recipe for Champagne Babas; substituting more affordable sparkling wine from Argentina; using commercial yeast instead of wild yeast; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) December 2017: Champagne Baba Well, I considered translating this into a recipe with wild yeast…. And then I realized that it would prove that I’m completely out […] Continue reading »

Tracking the other BBBabes

Monday, December 18th, 2017

The others have already baked this month’s recipe: Champagne Baba. But I am a laggard, trailing behind, catching glimpses of their footprints in the newly fallen snow. I’m happy to report that I have now mixed the dough. Stay tuned for the full report. (My sister will be thrilled at the details; things have not […] Continue reading »

Reparations after Bread Wars

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Mock Monsieur

summary: effects of weather changes on bread made with wild yeast; bread wars; counter-intuitive behaviour; rescuing failures and turning them into major successes; Mock Monsieurs; Avocado Toast; Winning; “If you have a lemon make a lemonade” – Dale Carnegie, after Elbert Hubbard“Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different […] Continue reading »

BBB English Muffins are Perfect for Mock Bennies

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

summary: Mock Bennies with Homemade English Muffins; easily as satisfying as Eggs Benedict but not nearly as filling; That looks just like Eggs Benedict there, doesn’t it? But no. This is a Mock Benny. A Mock Benny?! What on earth? First of all, let me reassure you that j’adore Eggs Benedict. Almost as much as […] Continue reading »

What Nationality are These Muffins?? (BBB November 2017)

Friday, November 17th, 2017

summary: ingredients for English Muffins; refusing to use commercial yeast when there’s wild yeast in the fridge; scheduling problems; late again; rescuing English muffins that are overcooked (really dark…) on the outside and undercooked in the center; meat thermometer is my friend; making my sister happy; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) […] Continue reading »

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