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Steamed up! (BBB June 2022)

Saturday, June 18th, 2022

summary: I’m late yet again; Steamed Buns with two delicious fillings: ersatz char siu pork and mushrooms; Nailed It! …such high hopes dashed again; following (or not) instructions; information about Bread Baking Babes; [I]t feels like eating little clouds. Oh, does it?! I think not. steamed-up ADJECTIVE – INFORMAL 1. angry or upset about something […] Continue reading »

2nd Try for Pan de Cristal (Glass Bread): it’s Wild

Monday, March 28th, 2022

summary: recipe for Wild Pan de Cristal (Glass Bread); 106% hydration(!); I’m a glutton for punishment; high hopes; failures can always be turned into croutons; followup from BBBabes’ March 2022 project; I had high hopes; I had high hopes; I had high apple pie, in the sky hopes! Hey batter, batter, batter … swing! Bread […] Continue reading »

Things Started So Well – Then the Sky Fell!!

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

summary: 1 January 2022 harvest from the garden to make Eggs Fauxrentine (Hard boiled eggs with ham, Swiss Chard and Hollandaise on toasted sesame rings, garnished with thyme also from the garden; Swiss Chard very small so bolstered by store-bought rapini; 3 January 2022: the garden party is over; snow; semi-lockdown again – staying at […] Continue reading »

Wild Wool Roll Bread (BBB September 2021)

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for Wild Wool Roll Bread; Nailed it; chickpeas to the rescue; Blablablabla; information about Bread Baking Babes; Baa baa, Black Sheep, have you any wool? Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Wool Roll Bread Here it is the middle of September, when the evening light is golden and the nights are getting cool. You know […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Still?? Again?!

Sunday, April 4th, 2021


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