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Wild Olive Oil Wreath (BBB April 2021)

Friday, April 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild olive wreath based on a recipe in “Della Fattoria” by Kathleen Weber; playing with the calculator; Nailed it! …arithmetic problems; spring has sprung; another quiet Easter; bunny holes galore; verbosity abounds; I lost my blue pencil; information about Bread Baking Babes; I love the sensation of dough under my fingers. – […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Clark’s Bread

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

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Not so wild today….

Sunday, March 21st, 2021

summary: using commercial yeast (!) for the first time in ages; celebrating spring; we ♥ the Cheese Boutique; Clark’s bread; chicken livers are ideal for making pâté; where are those green peppercorns?? [T]his molasses-fennel bread is the very first kind of yeast bread I ever made.   – me, blog from OUR kitchen | Molasses […] Continue reading »

Green Tea and Orange Bread is Wild (BBB March 2021)

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild green tea and marmalade bread based on a recipe in “The Larousse Book of Bread” by Éric Kayser; still staying at home… of course we are; miraculously on time; making substitutions, as usual; information about Bread Baking Babes; Around the late nineties, the French rediscovered bread — not just any old […] Continue reading »

Taking Comfort with Chocolate and Caramel

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

summary: Π Day; chocolate caramel tart; yet more praise for back issues of SAVEUR; going a little stir-crazy; And a back issue of SAVEUR magazine comes through again! Today is Pi Day!! And because we’re still in the “Grey Zone, we decided we needed major comfort. It is now exactly one year from the day […] Continue reading »

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