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L’Otto di Merano for the 8th month (BBB August 2015)

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

teaser: The Italian Baker

summary: recipe for l’Otto di Merano, based on a recipe in “The Italian Baker” by Carol Field; brief review of “The Italian Baker“; camping; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) August 2015 And then, all of a sudden, a shrill voice broke […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives… Iraqi Pink Rice

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

teaser: SAVEUR subscription offer

summary: going through our photo archives; recipe for Iraqi pink rice; one last (maybe) rant about SAVEUR Magazine; (click on image to see larger views and more photos) No!! No!! No!! I’m not going to renew my 3-year SAVEUR subscription! Why would I? At the rate they’re going, I feel sure that the magazine is […] Continue reading »

So you think that cherries are only for dessert….

Monday, July 20th, 2015

teaser: cherry chicken dinner

summary: recipe for cherries and chicken; Peninsula Ridge Shiraz; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) So we grow together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition; Two lovely berries moulded on one stem; So, with two seeming bodies, […] Continue reading »

The Power of Persuasion (BBB July 2015)

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

teaser: Power Bread

summary: recipe for Power Bread, based on a recipe in “Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads”; throwing off prejudices; making substitutions; new lame handle; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) July 2015 Ah summer! Isn’t it wonderful? It’s quite warm and humid right […] Continue reading »

Swiss Chard and Cherries Go Together Brilliantly

Monday, June 29th, 2015

teaser: cherries

summary: recipe for stir-fried Swiss Chard and cherries; to pit or not to pit; cherries aren’t just for dessert; windfall cherries; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image to see larger view) Whoohoooo! It’s Cherry Season! I’ve mentioned before that I volunteer to pick fruit for the wonderful organization “Not Far From […] Continue reading »

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