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Foodie Friends: Good Company

Foodie Friends: Good Company

I have mentioned elsewhere on this site that "the words company, accompany, and companion come from the root words com-
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Bake America Great Again

Bake America Great Again

Think about it: people happily eating quality bread, their mouths so full they won't be able to talk politics. I think you'd find that we'd all get along quite nicely that way. Now that would make America great again.
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The magic of Christkindlesmarkt

The magic of Christkindlesmarkt

There, in the Hauptmarkt we would experience the magic of Christkindlesmarkt...
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The Spice of Life (or a Bottle of Mom Magic)

The Spice of Life (or a Bottle of Mom Magic)

That night, I had strange dreams and remember tossing about and not getting a wink of quality sleep. Something wasn't right. When I woke up, I knew exactly what was off. The spices.
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Cold Veggie Pizza

Cold Veggie Pizza

When I was 17 years old, I worked in the kitchen at Camp Orkila on Orcas Island with a woman named Kris Parker who taught me the ancient technique of making cold pizza...
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Foodie Friends: Good Company

I have mentioned elsewhere on this site that “the words company, accompany, and companion come from the root words com- and panis (together and bread). A companion is someone with…

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Bake America Great Again

Think about it: people happily eating quality bread, their mouths so full they won’t be able to talk politics. I think you’d find that we’d all get along quite nicely that way. Now that would make America great again.

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The magic of Christkindlesmarkt

There, in the Hauptmarkt we would experience the magic of Christkindlesmarkt…

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The Spice of Life (or a Bottle of Mom Magic)

That night, I had strange dreams and remember tossing about and not getting a wink of quality sleep. Something wasn’t right. When I woke up, I knew exactly what was off. The spices.

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Cold Veggie Pizza

When I was 17 years old, I worked in the kitchen at Camp Orkila on Orcas Island with a woman named Kris Parker who taught me the ancient technique of making cold pizza…

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The rise of bowls

For my Mom, an important part of bread baking was the choice of the rising bowl. The same is true for me. In this post, I pay respect to the potters who created the bowls that are part of my weekly baking adventures.

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The Bread Whisperer

You’ve heard of the horse whisperer. Now meet the bread whisperer: Betsy Oppenneer…

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Dream the Rising of the Bread

Look what I found… A delightful children’s story about a mother and child baking bread with a big blue bowl. I love it! It’s called “Blue Bowl Down” by C. M. Millen.

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Bread in a Bag

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across a post about “Challah in a Bag” – a recipe for Challah prepared in a gallon-sized plastic bag (no mixer, no machines). Hmmm…

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Make a Yeast Sourdough Starter

This is the basic starter, recommended to all beginning sourdough bakers and to experienced bakers who want to make a new starter.

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