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Arkatena Bread… Almost (BBB January 2020)

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

summary: new year, new difficulties for a new year; how to fail at following instructions; …do as I say, not as I did; attempting to make a chickpea flour wild starter; foam galore; lost photos; recipe for Arkatena Bread, inspiration: Arkatena Bread recipe, p190-193, Bread Matters by Andrew Whitley; cheating with commercial yeast; a Bread […] Continue reading »

North American Kringle (BBB December 2019)

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Define “Savoury”…. (BBB November 2019)

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

summary: it’s too early for snow; recipe for Wild Savoury Danish Crown; making substitutions; reading difficulties; almost late… again; information about Bread Baking Babes; The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Sourdough Danish Crown Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it’s getting! I was determined not to be late […] Continue reading »

How do you like your coffee?

Friday, November 8th, 2019

summary: we love our coffee…; different coffee pots and cups; Turkish vs Armenian coffee; pre-ground coffee can be… well… you know; sugar or no sugar; We love coffee! But, suddenly, we are torn. Should we have Eastern or Western coffee? In general, our daily coffee is made by grinding the beans with our trusty “Zassenhaus” […] Continue reading »

Things that go bump in the night

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

summary: Again?? …but we don’t want flatbread; sourdough fail; Oh boy! Squirrel Food! cue sound effects Bwa-ha-ha-haa!!   We kept thinking about the fact that feeding our Jane Mason 100% whole wheat starter with unbleached all-purpose “no additives” flour should really have worked. The following should never have occurred.     I took the usual […] Continue reading »

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