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Wordless Not-Wednesday: Pieeeeee!

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Croissants are easy, but Cruffins are easier (BBB July 2021)

Saturday, July 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for Cruffins; it’s warm in the kitchen; the butter is soft; fooling around with measurements; rolling pins are wonderful; remembering and forgetting; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; We just keep rollin’, we keep on rollin’ along! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Cruffins It’s hot! Poisonously hot. (But not as hot as west […] Continue reading »

The Challenges of Povitica (BBB May 2021)

Monday, May 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for eggless Povitica with walnut date filling; no sense of time any more; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; Potica is a cooking project, not everyday fare. You’ll want to be well-rested and plan-free before embarking on all the kneading, whisking, flouring, and rolling. – Romana Bohinc, the head baker of Potičnica—a […] 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 »

Solo Flying On Annual Cake Day

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

summary: annual Cake Day; revised vinarterta recipe to add weights; staying at home again; Amaretto to the rescue; What? No Scrabble?? I made this cake on 15 November. Because I have WAY too much time on my hands now, it has taken me this long to write the report…. This is the first year in […] Continue reading »

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