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Staying at Home….

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

summary: the new reality; Where’s Waldo? and physical distancing; the need for staples; sharing to feed the hungry; COVID-19 response; Today, we received email from our MPP, reminding us of the importance of social distancing. As many people have been saying for at least a couple of days now, can we please change this phrase […] Continue reading »

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches inspired by “All Our Wrong Todays” (Novel Food No.38)

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

summary: grilled cheese sandwiches inspired by Elan Mastai’s “All Our Wrong Todays”; childhood memory; brief review of book; Social Physical Distancing allows more time for reading; information about Novel Food ; Novel Food No. 38 As I read books, because of the Novel Food event, I find myself making note of any specific references to […] Continue reading »

homemade yoghurt – on the stovetop

Friday, March 20th, 2020

summary: oven too hot for making yoghurt? use the stove top; recipe for homemade yoghurt (revised); a meat thermometer has many uses; For several years now, we have rarely purchased commercial yoghurt, but been making our own in the oven with the dial set to a point on the dial below the lowest setting of […] Continue reading »

Potato Pavé with Goat Cheese and Thyme (BBB March 2020)

Monday, March 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Potato Pavé; substituting egg with flax; how to get a crispy crust; coping during a pandemic?! hand washing techniques; information about Bread Baking Babes; “…’ware the Ides of March”   Wash your hands! Wash your hands! Wash your hands! With the constant public notices for us to keep social distance, as well […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives: toasted chickpeas

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

summary: going through our photo archives; recipe for toasted chickpeas; reconstituting dried chickpeas vs using canned chickpeas; good uses for za’atar; I was looking through our photo archives the other day and realized I haven’t raved about the toasted chickpeas we made in early January! In our Christmas present last December from my sister, there […] Continue reading »

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