cookbooks, etc.

Cookbooks, magazines, recipe sources

Delving into the Archives: Indonesian Potatoes with Chili Sauce

Friday, November 10th, 2017

summary: Keripik Kentang Balado (Fried Potatoes with Chili Sauce; using our neighbours’ hot hot hot chilis; going through our photo archives; more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; Since cancelling our long-standing subscription to SAVEUR magazine, we have been cherry picking past issues to have as reading material in the bathroom. (I love to read […] Continue reading »

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: Giving Thanks

Monday, October 9th, 2017

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Wild Bread Notes (or… KISS)

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

summary: importance of the float test for the levain; scheduling; disregarding advice from some experts; KISS; it’s Sourdough September The baker’s skill in managing fermentation, not the type of oven used, is what makes good bread. – Chad Robertson It’s so thrilling that I have finally been able to embrace baking with wild yeast! And […] Continue reading »

Who says we don’t have enough sun?

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

sunflower

summary: our mostly shady garden; branching out into the sunny lane; Swiss chard, garlic, sunflowers; “Orange Appeal” blurb; It may be raining now but yesterday morning, we took our bikes out into the cool air in brilliant sunshine. I do love this time of year (and try not to think about the icy slogging that […] Continue reading »

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