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Staying at Home: Isolation Baking and Orange Spiced Butter

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

summary: the inimitable Jamie Schler has another cookbook out: “Isolation Baking”; still staying at home; baking powder biscuits; delving into the archives: orange spiced butter from “Orange Appeal”; I really want everyone – everyone – to download and have a copy of my e-cookbook. A small donation to the hotel will be more than appreciated, […] Continue reading »

Kürtőskalács – Chimney Cakes (BBB April 2020)

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

summary: recipe for Kürtőskalács(ish) (Chimney Cakes); flaunting traditions; replacing the egg; fixing errors; still staying at home; various grocery store prices; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Kürtőskalács – Chimney Cakes Oh dear. Late again… but, but, but, I baked on time!! See? Here is the proof: I’ve had chimney cakes bookmarked […] Continue reading »

Rum Babas

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

summary: Rum Babas; recipe for Savarin Dough and Rum Babas; classic cookbooks; remembering to add important details when transcribing recipes; going through our photo archives; January 2020 I cannot believe that I have never raved here about Rum Babas! T made them for his birthday last year. I meant to rave out loud in here […] Continue reading »

North American Kringle (BBB December 2019)

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

summary: recipe for Pecan Kringle; scheduling problems; information about Bread Baking Babes; Nailed it! […] Continue reading »

Swirling Around to Catch Up (BBB July 2019)

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

summary: an embarrassment of choices for July; recipe for Tahini Swirls, based on recipes in HomeBaking and SAVEUR magazine; altering the recipe(s) to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; making “no knead” overnight dough; adding salt; catching up; oh-oh; bookmarked recipes; We’re all going on a summer holiday […] To make our dreams come […] Continue reading »

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