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Tartine Bread: 3rd time’s the charm (and 4th and…)

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Tartine Bread

summary: recipe for Tartine Bread; 3rd try is the charm; only major change was to use Jane Mason’s starter; how freeing it is to not have anything to toss away; too many pictures to choose from; joys of having happy pets; (edited 24 September 2017 to add the missing water measurement in the recipe Duh!!!) […] Continue reading »

Isn’t the 3rd Try supposed to be the Charm?

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

summary: Third try at making Wild Bread, based on a recipe in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; training a new pet; search for not-sour Sourdough continues; hiding the evidence in the composter; Did I say we were getting closer to making not-sour sourdough bread? Well. I was wrong. Sourdough bread does not […] Continue reading »

ISO not-sour Sourdough: We’re getting closer…

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

summary: First try at making Wild Bread, based on a recipe in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; training a new pet; problems with over-rising and developing the gluten; We’re going to need a bigger bowl…. I did it! I did it!! I know. I swore I’d never get another pet and never […] Continue reading »

And we have a new pet…

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

summary: recipe for Natural Starter based on instruction in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; I’m a glutton for punishment; we have a new pet; celebrating with blueberry scones Are we really going to do this? Again…. A while back, we read Michael Pollan’s brilliant book Cooked and cannot stop thinking about the […] Continue reading »

It’s summer and we’re full of beans! (BBB July 2017)

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

summary: recipe for Velvety Bean Bread; reducing the yeast; summer and over-rising; hazards of scoring overproofed bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) July 2017: Velvety Bean Bread I’ve heard of beans on toast before, but beans IN toast?? Cooked pureed white beans are the basis for this nifty bread. Unless you […] Continue reading »

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