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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 »

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 »

…it’s about time

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

summary: other BBBabes have managed their time…; what I’ve been doing instead of making Lussekatter; a promise to make them soon; information about Bread Baking Babes; The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley. Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Lussekatter (St. Lucia Saffron Buns) I WAS going to be on time. I really […] Continue reading »

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 »

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