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equipment and techniques

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A box grater isn’t just for cheese….

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Tartine Bread

summary: burnt bread doesn’t have to be a fail; so you think your grater is just for cheese…; not to mention that your file and rasp aren’t just for carpentry; how to rescue bread burned on the bottom; When we first started baking bread in our combo cooker and began to REALLY go for that […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Tortillas revisited

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Whoohoooooo!

Sort of Wordless Not-Wednesday: Merry Christmas to Me!

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

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 »

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 »

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