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Buns – Hot, Cross (BBB September 2018)

Monday, September 17th, 2018

summary: recipe for Filipino Spanish Bread Rolls; making substitutions; hazards of being an expert; Sourdough September; planning ahead; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; why is it still so hot and humid? Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Filipino Spanish Bread Rolls There is nothing wrong with fresh or dried yeast (though please check dried yeast […] Continue reading »

A box grater isn’t just for cheese….

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Tartine Bread

summary: burnt bread doesn’t have to be a fail; so you think your grater is just for cheese…; not to mention that your file and rasp aren’t just for carpentry; how to rescue bread burned on the bottom; When we first started baking bread in our combo cooker and began to REALLY go for that […] Continue reading »

Almost Wordless Not-Wednesday: Tartine Bread Fail

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

If it ain’t broke… N o o o o o   $ ~ * * ( ! \ + –   mmpfft….

so you think you don’t like okra, eh?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

summary: fried okra hash; Vivian Howard’s compelling words; rooftop garden; I’m calling [this] hash, for lack of a better word. Whatever its proper name, this is magic draining on a paper-towel-lined plate – Vivian Howard, Chapter 18: Okra, Deep Run Roots, p404 In late June, in the middle of reading the okra chapter in Vivian […] Continue reading »

In the Heat of the Night (BBB August 2018)

Friday, August 17th, 2018

summary: recipe for Yeasted Blueberry Coffee Cake; brioche; hot weather baking; information about Bread Baking Babes; At ten minutes to three in the morning, the city of Wells lay inert, hot and stagnant. Most of its eleven thousand people tossed restlessly; the few who couldn’t sleep at all damned the fact that there was no […] Continue reading »

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