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Sneak Peek at BBB recipe for April 2018

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

summary: early announcement for the April 2018 BBB recipe; dottiness; Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors; Toasting; We recently went to Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” exhibit at the AGO in Toronto. At the end of the exhibit, just before entering the Obliteration Room, we were handed a card with dots. By the time we were at the exhibit, […] Continue reading »

Get the coffee on! We’re baking Nazook! (BBB March 2018)

Friday, March 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Nazook/Gata; shaping fun; dilemma about commercial yeast or wild yeast; making substitutions; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) March 2018: Nazook Easter is approaching, so Kelly (A Messy Kitchen) cleverly chose an Assyrian confection, Nazook (or should it be spelled Nazuk? Or is it Nazouk? Or perhaps it’s Nakhshoon…). […] Continue reading »

Real Honest Purists’ Bagels

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

summary: wild bagels revisited; using zero commercial yeast; recipe for Real Purists’ Wild Bagels; choosing between poppy seeds or sesame seeds; Jane Mason’s starter just keeps getting better; snow again?! The bagel, in its peripatetic history, has moved from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the delis of the United States […] [H]owever, most people’s […] Continue reading »

fine tuning Tartine Bread….

Monday, February 19th, 2018

summary: adding a little rye flour and wheat germ to Chad Robertson’s Tartine bread; Jane Mason natural starter (wheat) is just getting stronger; altering the baking time in the combo-cooker for even better oven spring; getting permission to change the recipe; brief review of “My Kitchen in Rome” by Rachel Roddy; Yesterday, we made bread […] Continue reading »

Wildness at the BBBabes’ 10th Anniversary Party (BBB February 2018)

Friday, February 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Wild Royal Crown Tortano based on a recipe in “Artisan Baking Across America” by Maggie Glezer, using Jane Mason’s starter and Chad Robertson’s kneading and shaping techniques; information about Bread Baking Babes; BBB’s 10th Anniversary! Bread Baking Babes (BBB) 10th Anniversary: Royal Crown Tortano – Revisited How time flies! The BBBabes have […] Continue reading »

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