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Running Wild with Stacy’s Orange Rosemary Boule

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

summary: making bread based on a recipe in Jamie Schler’s beautiful cookbook “Orange Appeal”; not following the recipe vs. following the recipe; wild yeast version is good too….     My friend Stacy Livingston Rushton lives, like I do, the expat life. But whereas I’ve spent the last 30 years between France and Italy, Stacy […] Continue reading »

Rising to the Challenge (January 2018 BBBuddies)

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

summary: January 2018 Bread Baking Buddies; BBB Tartine Polenta Bread gallery; about the BBBabes Tartine Polenta Bread is January’s BBB project challenge. Bread Baking Buddies (BBB): Tartine Polenta Bread This January, the BBBabes made Tartine Polenta Bread, based on a recipe in Chad Robertson’s book “Tartine Bread”. (Here is the recipe I used.) Not all […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Avocado Toast

Friday, January 19th, 2018

New Year’s Challenge: Tartine Polenta Bread (BBB January 2018)

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Tartine Polenta Bread, based on a recipe in “Tartine Bread” by Chad Robertson; definition of corn; using millet in place of corn; following the book recipe produces Slack Bread – worse than the croc!; making my sister happy; importance of recipe testing; overwintering rosemary in an inhospitable climate; a Bread Baking Babes […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Tortillas revisited

Monday, January 15th, 2018


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