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whine

ranting, raving and generally complaining

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staying at home: more ranting about yeast

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

summary: empty shelves and once a week supermarket shopping; one-way aisles; viral fatigue; commercial yeast is still in the toilet paper category; differences between active dry, instant, and rapid-rise yeasts; needless additives; ranting and raving again; where IS all the yeast? bread making ingredients – photo from April 2007 For a long time, I have […] Continue reading »

Wild Cottage Loaf (BBB May 2020)

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Cottage Loaf; Still staying at home – of course we are; no more snow please; spring; information about Bread Baking Babes; In the centre of the dinner-table, just below the cruet stand, stood an enormous loaf of bread. Mr. Harding, the baker, cooked one for Father every Saturday. It was four […] Continue reading »

Delving into the Archives: Onion and Leek Lasagne

Friday, May 8th, 2020

summary: delving into the archives; recipe for onion and leek lasagne; mushroom lasagne; squash ravioli; getting inspiration by re-reading back-issues of SAVEUR Magazine; I was looking through our photo archives the other day, and realized that I had neglected to rave about the lasagne that T made in January! Spelled with an “e” — lasagne […] Continue reading »

Kürtőskalács – Chimney Cakes (BBB April 2020)

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

summary: recipe for Kürtőskalács(ish) (Chimney Cakes); flaunting traditions; replacing the egg; fixing errors; still staying at home; various grocery store prices; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Kürtőskalács – Chimney Cakes Oh dear. Late again… but, but, but, I baked on time!! See? Here is the proof: I’ve had chimney cakes bookmarked […] Continue reading »

Staying at Home: Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

summary: staying at home; spring has sprung; comfort food; hoping for normalcy; Happy Easter! A yellow warbler was singing in the back garden the other day. Chives and garlic are up. The forsythia is just about to bloom. Under normal circumstances, my sister would have been joining us tonight for our annual Easter feast – […] Continue reading »

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