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Wordless Not-Wednesday: Comfort Food

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

♥ Let’s julienne some cucumber! … should we add some beet salad? Why not?

staying at home: more ranting about yeast

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

summary: empty shelves and once a week supermarket shopping; one-way aisles; viral fatigue; commercial yeast is still in the toilet paper category; differences between active dry, instant, and rapid-rise yeasts; needless additives; ranting and raving again; where IS all the yeast? bread making ingredients – photo from April 2007 For a long time, I have […] Continue reading »

Wild Cottage Loaf (BBB May 2020)

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Cottage Loaf; Still staying at home – of course we are; no more snow please; spring; information about Bread Baking Babes; In the centre of the dinner-table, just below the cruet stand, stood an enormous loaf of bread. Mr. Harding, the baker, cooked one for Father every Saturday. It was four […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Cornbread

Friday, May 15th, 2020

♥ Noww, yrrr togging…. Mmmggmgmmmm…. Waddha ya meadh, doo mudge buddr?

Delving into the Archives: Onion and Leek Lasagne

Friday, May 8th, 2020

summary: delving into the archives; recipe for onion and leek lasagne; mushroom lasagne; squash ravioli; getting inspiration by re-reading back-issues of SAVEUR Magazine; I was looking through our photo archives the other day, and realized that I had neglected to rave about the lasagne that T made in January! Spelled with an “e” — lasagne […] Continue reading »

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