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Bread Baking Babes Toast the New Year – with Toasted Oats, that is….

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

summary: it’s wild again; revisiting Toasted Oats Bread inspired by Casper André Ludd, Martin Ivar Hveem Fjeld, and Chad Robertson; and we’re back into lockdown; panic and crankiness; making the best of things; a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; Your tip on toasting the oats… OMG… won’t skip that step again… […] hard to stop […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Happy 2021!

Friday, January 1st, 2021

     

What to do on Boxing Day

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

summary: We have snow!! It’s Boxing Day; St. Stephen’s Day; warm up by helping to feed/clothe everyone; Forget Boxing Day Sales! Let’s emulate Good King Wenceslas, and get back to the true origins of Boxing Day. [T]he country gentleman stood of old, at his own gate […], and superintended the distribution of alms to the […] Continue reading »

Wild Times with Lussekatter (BBB December 2020)

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

summary: recipe for wild Lucia Buns based on Swedish JG’s mother’s recipe; difficulties with enriched dough – so what else is new? still staying at home where there are an unbelievable number of rabbit holes; I’m posting late again! Really late… one of these days I may learn to plan ahead; …maybe; information about Bread […] Continue reading »

Really Really White Bread

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

summary: Really White Bread, following the recipe for White Bread with Poolish in “Flour Water Salt Yeast” by Ken Forkish – to the letter; wow, that’s slack dough; hazards when halving the recipe; using instant yeast for the first time; I am a slow learner; Here’s a tip: instead of relying on your terrific steel […] Continue reading »

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