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Not-blood orange salsa with avocado

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

summary: not-blood orange salsa from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; making substitutions; no blood oranges? …use navel oranges instead; using all the orange (except the pith); orange extract and orange sugar; Oranges aren’t exactly in season yet but when Canada Post delivered Jamie’s cookbook on Thanksgiving weekend, I couldn’t stop myself from buying a few […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Hot Hot Hot

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

 

Going Wild with Pumpkin Cornmeal Rolls (BBB October 2017)

Monday, October 16th, 2017

summary: Pumpkin Cornmeal Rolls; making adjustments to the recipe; using wild yeast instead of commercial; a Bread Baking Babes project; World Bread Day and World Food Day; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) October 2017: Pumpkin Cornmeal Bread I just can’t stop using our Jane Mason Starter! This October has been strange – so warm that it’s […] Continue reading »

Is the starter ready? Looks can be deceiving…

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

summary: how to tell if the wild starter is ready; bubbles are an indication but not foolproof; float test is essential; working towards predictability; scheduling the starter; feeding; “[It] might be the case that your starter is rising, but you’re not there to see it. If you feed at night, it might be rising up […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Giving Thanks

Monday, October 9th, 2017

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