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And we have a new pet…

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

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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

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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 »

Aish Baladi (bookmarked)

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

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summary: recipe for Aish Baladi (100% whole wheat flatbread); using Michael Pollan’s method of sifting the wholewheat flour; toasting the bran; bookmarked; Toronto celebrates Canada Day with a duck; we’re not paying attention; hunger; Bread is the Staff of Life Bookmarked Recipe: Aish Baladi Not long ago, I saw the loveliest stack of round bread […] Continue reading »

Kaak – don’t you love getting a new handbag? (BBB June 2017)

Friday, June 16th, 2017

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summary: recipe for Kaak (Lebanese Purse Bread); adjusting yeast amounts; fooling with flours; using dates as a substitution for egg-wash; another use for orange blossom water; baking on the barbecue; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB June 2017: Kaak) Kaak! Kaak! Kaak!! Kaak!! It sounds like violent coughing, doesn’t it? Or tropical […] Continue reading »

Looking through Lovers’ Windows to Celebrate Spring (BBB May 2017)

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

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summary: recipe for Shubbak el-Habayeb (Lovers’ Windows); timing and the beauty of refrigeration; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) May 2017: Shubbak el-Habayeb In springtime, the only pretty ring time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding; Sweet lovers love the spring It’s spring at last! Time to open up […] Continue reading »

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