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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 »

Memories and Reminiscences

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

summary: Gevrey-Chambertin “Combe aux Moines” 1er Cru 1990; Summer Dining; Feasting in the Garden; recalling Gevrey-Chambertin 1996; Man. Ain’t that the life? Yeah, it sure is. The other night, T really pulled out all the stops to make grilled chicken (Iraqi yellow spice rub), cherry sauce (using dried tart cherries we got last fall at […] Continue reading »

Pain au Levain with citrus(ish) and seeds (BBB June 2018)

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Pain au Levain with Lemon Juice and Sunflower Seeds, based on a recipe in “From the Wood-Fired Oven” by Richard Miscovich; taste transformations; justifying disobedience; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pain au Levain Making good bread is a matter of controlling variables; there is no one magic ingredient […] Continue reading »

Not-Even-Close-to-Wordless Not-Wednesday: Asparagus and Chives

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

summary: lilacs; asparagus; chives; our cat is strange; comments disabled… still ; well, this WAS going to be wordless; Until recently, people here [in Easter Carolina] never really messed around with experiments like eggplant or fancy peppers. Herbs were something we bought dried and, aside from sage, rarely used. […] [A]nd asparagus grew out of […] Continue reading »

Mostly Wordless Not-Wednesday: Faux Foie Gras

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Mmmmm

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