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

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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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 »

Good Non-Alcoholic Punch

Friday, December 29th, 2017

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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 »

Better Late Than Never not-Champagne Babas (BBB December 2017)

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

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summary: recipe for Champagne Babas; substituting more affordable sparkling wine from Argentina; using commercial yeast instead of wild yeast; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) December 2017: Champagne Baba Well, I considered translating this into a recipe with wild yeast…. And then I realized that it would prove that I’m completely out […] Continue reading »

What Nationality are These Muffins?? (BBB November 2017)

Friday, November 17th, 2017

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summary: ingredients for English Muffins; refusing to use commercial yeast when there’s wild yeast in the fridge; scheduling problems; late again; rescuing English muffins that are overcooked (really dark…) on the outside and undercooked in the center; meat thermometer is my friend; making my sister happy; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives: Indonesian Potatoes with Chili Sauce

Friday, November 10th, 2017

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summary: Keripik Kentang Balado (Fried Potatoes with Chili Sauce; using our neighbours’ hot hot hot chilis; going through our photo archives; more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; Since cancelling our long-standing subscription to SAVEUR magazine, we have been cherry picking past issues to have as reading material in the bathroom. (I love to read […] Continue reading »

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