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Bagels with Asiago (BBB October 2016)

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

teaser: Asiago and Bagels

summary: recipe for Bagels, based on recipes in “Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Bread Every Day” and an article by Peter Reinhart in “Fine Cooking”; being a bagel purist; Asiago cheese; new digital scales and why they should be thoroughly researched in advance; how to turn a two day process into one of three days; a Bread […] Continue reading »

Sifting: the key to lofty whole wheat bread (Bookmarked)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016


summary: recipe for 75% whole wheat bread; Ken Forkish’s 75% whole wheat bread using Michael Pollan’s method; sifting the wholewheat flour; bookmarked; Bookmarked Recipe: sifted whole wheat bread Early this summer, we were reading Michael Pollan’s book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. And we were really intrigued by his 100% whole wheat bread making […] Continue reading »

Last Hurrahs of Summer: Coconut Rolls (BBB September 2016)

Saturday, September 17th, 2016


summary: recipe for Coconut Rolls or are they buns??, based on a recipe in “HomeBaking” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffery Alford; substitutions and alterations; malfunctioning scales; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) September 2016: Coconut Rolls I was beginning to wonder if […] Continue reading »

We have Red Pears!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

teaser: pears

summary: lots and lots of pears; what to do with unripe pears; recipe for sliced dried pears; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) “Taste and try before ye buy, my fine ripe pears!” -Edinburgh Street Vendors’ Cry Well. You’re not going to want to […] Continue reading »

Mad Dogs, Englishmen and BBBabes… (BBB August 2016)

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016


summary: recipe for Beignets made with dough refrigerated overnight, based on a recipes by Martha Stewart and King Arthur Flour; global warming; hot weather baking; Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s poem ‘Baked Goods’; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) August 2016: Beignets I’m melting! I’m […] Continue reading »

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