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Still Staying at Home…

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

summary: needless panic buying; no yeast? make your own; alternative: make no-yeast breads; DIY project: grocery store masks; There’s no danger of flour running out. The industry has access to grain, has capacity, and will produce products our customers/consumers want as fast as we can -Christopher Clark, vice president of communications for the North American […] Continue reading »

Potato Pavé with Goat Cheese and Thyme (BBB March 2020)

Monday, March 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Potato Pavé; substituting egg with flax; how to get a crispy crust; coping during a pandemic?! hand washing techniques; information about Bread Baking Babes; “…’ware the Ides of March”   Wash your hands! Wash your hands! Wash your hands! With the constant public notices for us to keep social distance, as well […] Continue reading »

Pain Tordu as made by the Great Lakes (BBB February 2020)

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Pain Tordu, based on Mouette Barboff’s recipes for Pain Tordu as made in the Ger, and as made in the Lot-et-Garonne; almost, but not quite, lost in translation; twisting and turning on how to twist; BBBabes’ 12th anniversary; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pain Tordu – 12th Anniversary! […] Continue reading »

Second Attempt at Arkatena Bread

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

summary: trying again to make Arkatena Bread; chickpea flour starter sure does bubble; how to deal with failure; crackers; I feel like such a failure, having resorted to adding commercial yeast! Our fake Arkatena bread was really good though. I do plan to try again with the actual recipe – really I do   – […] Continue reading »

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 »

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