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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

Whoohoooooo!

Happy 2018!

Monday, January 1st, 2018

summary: Happy New Year!; Tartine Bread just keeps getting better; mussels inspired by a recipe in Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; old Navel oranges still produce beautiful juice; lentil soup; lentils for fortune; in praise of Rachel Roddy; We had a wonderful New Year’s Eve! Yesterday morning, after packing up Tartine bread, cherry snowballs made […] Continue reading »

Good Non-Alcoholic Punch

Friday, December 29th, 2017

summary: keeping Christmas traditions; Mum’s poinsettia tablecloth; recipe for Not 7-Up “Green” – based on 7-Up Emerald Punch; non-alcoholic punch; “Merry Punch Bowl to You!” I don’t remember exactly when the poinsettia table cloth appeared in our house at Christmas – it went perfectly with the poinettia drinking glasses that one of my sisters has […] Continue reading »

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

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

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