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01 October 2014

Shriek!!

I don't know WHAT has happened. But my real site at etherwork.net has been inexplicably erased. I'm spitting mad and will try to find out what happened and hope that everything will return to normal soon.

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30 September 2014

September 2014 posts


Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Stir-fried beets, Indian style (WHB: curry leaf)
summary: recipe for South Indian Beets (stir-fried beets and curry leaves) from a recipe for 'beet thoran' in SAVEUR Magazine "The India Issue" No. 167; problems with photographing Indian food so it looks good; information about curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) and Weekend Herb Blogging;

Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Stepping Back in Time to the 17th century (BBB September 2014)
summary: recipe for Robert May's French Bread, based on Elizabeth David's adaptation of a 17th century recipe; trying again with the stainless steel mixing bowl as a steam chamber; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;

Thursday, 11 September 2014
I'm suffering from flat blonde sandwich bread syndrome
summary: making flatbread unintentionally; using stainless steel mixing bowl as a steam chamber;

Saturday, 6 September 2014
Wordless Not-Wednesday: what to do with all those apples
summary: I love that sound of the lids popping down on crabapple jelly just put into sterilized jars; made from crabapples picked for Not Far From the Tree; NFFTT Macintosh apples with radishes, raisins and onions in butter;

28 August 2014

August 2014 posts


Thursday, 28 August 2014
Words... My Word!
summary: I don't like what is happening to SAVEUR magazine; questionable word choices for articles about food and drink: devour, gobble, mushy; Goan shrimp curry;

Saturday, 16 August 2014
Glow-in-the-dark Polenta Bread (BBB August 2014)
summary: recipe for Polenta Bread, based on Della Fattoria's Polenta bread in Artisan Bread Across America by Maggie Glezer; extremely long-winded (as usual) account touching on reading labels carefully and using alternate methods to create a spiral design; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;

30 July 2014

July 2014 posts


Wednesday, 30 July 2014
French-style grainy mustard
summary: homemade grainy mustard; treasured memory of mustard from Charroux;

Saturday, 26 July 2014
O la la! C'est magnifique!
summary: a French butter dish is fabulous;

Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Mmmm! Tuscan Rosemary Bread – with salt!! (BBB July 2014)
summary: recipe for Panmarino - Tuscan Rosemary Bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

30 June 2014

June 2014 posts


Monday, 30 June 2014
Wordless Not-Wednesday: Cherries! ...sweeeeeet!
summary: sweet cherries (possibly Hedelfingen, Vega, Vogue or Van) picked for Not Far From the Tree on 29 June 2014 in a backyard of Toronto: in 2 hours, 5 of us picked 37 lbs in all (1/3 to the tree owner, 1/3 shared by the pickers, and 1/3 delivered by bicycle to be donated to food banks, shelters, and community kitchens in the neighbourhood).

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Cherry Season = Cherries Jubilee
summary: recipe for Cherries Jubilee; information about Not Far From the Tree and Plated Stories;

Friday, 20 June 2014
Eleven Years? Can that be right??
summary: marking anniversaries; commenting; changes to blogging; spice rubs;

Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Whine Bread (BBB June 2014)
summary: recipe for Grape-cluster Wine Rolls, based on Lionel Vatinet's Beaujolais Bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

Saturday, 14 June 2014
Stir-fried Radishes and Swiss chard (WHB #437)
summary: stir-fried greens with radishes; magnetic poetry for spring: magnetic poetry; today’s poem; information on radishes and radish greens and Weekend Herb Blogging;

Thursday, 12 June 2014
Got Kecap Manis? Make Nasi Goreng!
summary: recipe for Nasi Goreng, based on a recipe in SAVEUR No. 150; information about kecap manis and shrimp paste;

Sunday, 8 June 2014
Yay! Lawn Sale Season Has Begun
summary: new tea cup; spring at last;

17 May 2014

May 2014 posts


Saturday, 17 May 2014
ISO Remedial Reading Course – Wild Rice and Onion Bread (BBB May 2014)
summary: recipe for Wild Rice and Onion Bread, based on a recipe in Artisan Breads Every Day by Peter Reinhart; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Je vais pleurer!
summary: SAVEUR comes through again! Clay Pot Chicken with white wine and mushrooms inspired by the recipe for 'Poussins en Cocotte "Bonne Femme"' in SAVEUR No. 92, April 2006;

21 April 2014

April 2014 posts


Sunday, 20 April 2014
Happy Easter!
summary: Happy Easter! Colouring eggs naturally; alternatives to eggs;

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Lessons in Reading – Pretzel Croissants (BBB April 2014)
summary: recipe for Pretzel Croissants; adapting to time constraints; Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

10 March 2014

March 2014 posts


Monday, 10 March 2014
this IS the best carrot cake
summary: We make the best Carrot Cake with so much cream cheese icing, it will make you sick; Happy Birthday, T!

Sunday, 2 March 2014
Snow? Again??? Taking Comfort with Chocolate
summary: recipe based on SAVEUR magazine's Chocolate Bark; SAVEUR magazine comes through again! information about Bookmarked Recipes;

17 February 2014

February 2014 posts


Monday, 17 February 2014
Rgaïf, layered North African Flatbread (BBB February 2014)
summary: recipe for Rgaïf, North African flatbread baked on a griddle; a Bread Baking Babes project; the BBBabes are celebrating 6 years of bread baking together; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

16 January 2014

January 2014 posts


Thursday, 16 January 2014
Just a hint of chocolate, eh? (BBB January 2014)
summary: recipe for Chocolate Prune Rolls; to knead or not to knead; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Saturday, 4 January 2014
Warning: 1000 words ...or so
summary: homemade pizza; ISO decent mozzarella cheese; the super peel is super, but…; how do you clean a bread stone?

Happy New Year!!

Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Two kinds of Cherry Snowballs: which one is your favourite?
summary: cherry snowballs revisited once more; our cherry snowball recipe; Happy New Year! SAVEUR magazine's take on Mum's cherry snowballs; Luxardo Cherries are still maraschino cherries; I love happy endings, don't you?