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Reparations after Bread Wars

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Mock Monsieur

summary: effects of weather changes on bread made with wild yeast; bread wars; counter-intuitive behaviour; rescuing failures and turning them into major successes; Mock Monsieurs; Avocado Toast; Winning; “If you have a lemon make a lemonade” – Dale Carnegie, after Elbert Hubbard“Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different […] Continue reading »

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

Friday, November 17th, 2017

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

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 »

Delving into the Archives: Thai Red Curry (WHB#408+x: Lime Leaf)

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

summary: delving into the archives; Thai red curry; is blogging passée? talking to myself; blaming FB; information about lime leaf and Weekend Herb Blogging; To all those out there in vacuum land Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #408+x: Kaffir Lime Leaf (Citrus hystrix) Over the past several months, I have been privately bemoaning the fact that […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Hot Hot Hot

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

 

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