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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 »
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 »
summary: recipe for Singing Hinnies; shaping fun; straying from “tried and true”; following instructions; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Singing Hinnies You can’t teach an old dog new tricks… It has been poisonously hot this month. The horrible heat broke last week. But it has geared up again – just in […] Continue reading »
summary: lilacs; asparagus; chives; our cat is strange; comments disabled… still ; well, this WAS going to be wordless; Until recently, people here [in Easter Carolina] never really messed around with experiments like eggplant or fancy peppers. Herbs were something we bought dried and, aside from sage, rarely used. […] [A]nd asparagus grew out of […] Continue reading »