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2nd Try at Jane Mason Sourdough: Sudden Change of Direction

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

summary: second try at making Jane Mason Sourdough Bread: Fail!; new pet refuses to play; learning patience; getting inspired by “Taste of Persia” by Naomi Duguid; there’s a reason for eating by candlelight; khinkali stuffed with mushrooms to the rescue; great new condiment: ajika; reminiscing about “Anything Can Happen” by Papashvily; Now that the major […] Continue reading »

“Hot Cross Buns” (BBB April 2017)

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

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summary: recipe for Kare Pan; spring at last; embracing diversity; deep-frying in a wok; statute of limitations for April Fooling; a Bread Baking Babes project; Happy Easter! It’s Easter and spring really has sprung at last! What better way to celebrate than with hot cross buns? Whoa!! That doesn’t look like a hot cross bun?! […] Continue reading »

Potstickers (Bookmarked)

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

pot stickers

summary: Chinese-style potstickers and two kinds of sauce; inspired by potstickers in LCBO’s Food and drink magazine and based on The Dumpling Sisters’ recipe; The Dumpling Sisters are great; I love run-on sentences!; information about Bookmarked Recipes; Bookmarked Recipes #???: Potstickers For weeks, the LCBO’s Food and Drink Magazine has been sitting on the telephone […] Continue reading »

Conquering Runny-Yolk Phobia with Khachapuri (BBB January 2016)

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

summary: recipe for 2 kinds of Khachapuri: Adjaruli and Ossetian; runny egg-yolk phobia; potato substitution; converting food aversions; proof is in the tasting; we made a video!; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) January 2016: Khachapuri Are you like me? Had you […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives… Chilaquiles

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

chilaquiles

summary: recipe for Chilaquiles; re-reading past issues of SAVEUR magazine; delving into our photo archives; Linden trees in blossom (click on image(s) to see more photos and larger views) There are as many recipes for chilaquiles as there are cooks who make them. – SAVEUR Magazine No. 78 (October 2004), 10th Anniversary Issue: “The Joy […] Continue reading »

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