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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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The rise of bowls

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

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

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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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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