PPN; YeastSpotting, MLLA, Bookmarks; T&C

For Presto Pasta Nights (PPN), participants are invited to make and blog about pasta dinners. For My Legume Love Affair (MLLA), participants blog about beans and pulses on the theme provided by the current host. For YeastSpotting (YS), participants are invited to make and blog about bread baked with yeast (wild or baker’s) or to make a dish starring bread. For Bookmarked Recipes (Bookmarks), participants are invited to make and blog about a recipe bookmarked from a cookbook, magazine, blog, website, TV, etc. etc. For Taste & Create (T&C), participants are divided randomly into pairs then they are to find, recreate and blog about one dish from their partners’ archives.

Persian Cardamom Shortbread (GF; bookmarked recipe)

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

summary: recipe for Persian Cardamom Shortbread – gluten-free cookies; using brown rice flour instead of white rice flour doesn’t ruin the cookies; the thrill of having gluten-free cookies not taste like they were made in the sandbox; really? no pictures?? too bad, because the cookies were lovely; information about Bookmarked Recipes Bookmarked Recipes Why oh […] Continue reading »

Sifting: the key to lofty whole wheat bread (Bookmarked)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

summary: recipe for 75% whole wheat bread; Ken Forkish’s 75% whole wheat bread using Michael Pollan’s method; sifting the wholewheat flour; bookmarked; Bookmarked Recipe: sifted whole wheat bread Early this summer, we were reading Michael Pollan’s book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. And we were really intrigued by his 100% whole wheat bread making […] Continue reading »

Zucchini Ribbons Salad (Bookmarked Recipe)

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

summary: Jamie Oliver’s Zucchini Ribbon Salad is great; bookmarked recipe; why did we wait so long? Bookmarked Recipe: Zucchini Ribbons Salad Way back in 2007 or 2008, when FoodTV still showed actual cooking shows and when we still had access to FoodTV, we saw Jamie Oliver making a spectacular looking zucchini salad. We instantly said […] Continue reading »

KAF pineapple cluster (bookmarked)

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

pineapple bread

summary: bookmarked recipe for pineapple cluster based on a recipe on the King Arthur Flour (KAF) site; if I choose the “gram” version of the recipe, I expect to see gram measurements, not volumes! (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bookmarked Recipes Not long ago, fellow BBBabe, Lien (Notitie van Lien) […] Continue reading »

Potstickers (Bookmarked)

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

pot stickers

summary: Chinese-style potstickers and two kinds of sauce; inspired by potstickers in LCBO’s Food and drink magazine and based on The Dumpling Sisters’ recipe; The Dumpling Sisters are great; I love run-on sentences!; information about Bookmarked Recipes; Bookmarked Recipes #???: Potstickers For weeks, the LCBO’s Food and Drink Magazine has been sitting on the telephone […] Continue reading »

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