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A box grater isn’t just for cheese….

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Tartine Bread

summary: burnt bread doesn’t have to be a fail; so you think your grater is just for cheese…; not to mention that your file and rasp aren’t just for carpentry; how to rescue bread burned on the bottom; When we first started baking bread in our combo cooker and began to REALLY go for that […] Continue reading »

Almost Wordless Not-Wednesday: Tartine Bread Fail

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

If it ain’t broke… N o o o o o   $ ~ * * ( ! \ + –   mmpfft….

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 »

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