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Why are we still wrapping cheese in plastic?!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

summary: plastic and cheese do NOT go together; how to wrap cheese: in wax paper or parchment paper or even aluminum foil, anything but plastic; plastic wrapping is very bad for cheese, especially Emmental, Fromage de Chaumes, Cheshire Cheese, Stilton, and Epoisses; plastic wrapping destroys Epoisses; [C]heese often comes in plastic, but cheese is also […] Continue reading »

Wild Bierocks/Runzas (BBB October 2020)

Saturday, October 17th, 2020

summary: recipe for wild Bierocks/Runzas wildly deviating from the traditional Volga German filling; pretty much staying at home again; falling into rabbit holes galore; information about Bread Baking Babes; reminder about World Food Day; Sigh… late again! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Runzas/Bierocks Two nights ago, just before going into a Zoom meeting for work, I […] Continue reading »

Whoa! Hot!!!

Monday, October 5th, 2020

summary: revisiting red-cooked pork; oven-roasted cauliflower and red okra; hot hot hot chilis; what kind are the little devils? Can’t. Feel. The. Roof. Of. My. Mouth…. These little round chilis that look vaguely innocuous are anything but. They are insanely hot! I think they might be almost hotter than ghost peppers. Does anyone know what […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: 2nd try at layering

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Why is it laughing?!

Sunday, September 27th, 2020


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