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16 July 2019

July 2019 posts


Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Swirling Around to Catch Up (BBB July 2019)
summary: an embarrassment of choices for July; recipe for Tahini Swirls, based on recipes in HomeBaking and SAVEUR magazine; altering the recipe(s) to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; making "no knead" overnight dough; adding salt; catching up; oh-oh; bookmarked recipes;

Sunday, 14 July 2019
Going Wild with Poppy Seed Fougasse
summary: recipe for wild fougasse with poppy seeds baked on the barbecue; grilling Artic char; the wonders of lemons; festive dinner; it's strawberry season!

Friday, 12 July 2019
Wordless Not-Wednesday: No Thank You!
summary: screenshot of unsolicited email to my blog email address; please reassure me that this is a hoax; a Wordless Not-Wednesday post

Tuesday, 9 July 2019
What's that in the Box??
summary: recipe for Armenian Toasted Noodle Pilaf – or is it Azerbaijani??; revelations about Rice-a-Roni; yay for summer and the garden producing at last; scapes and parsley;

29 June 2019

June 2019 posts


Saturday, 29 June 2019
Wordless Not-Wednesday: mystery solved – coolness!
summary: delving into our photo archives; this fabulous mystery object was a Christmas present in 2014; the logo is "irvin ware USA"; T uses this excellent implement all the time, especially in summer; it is easy to use, taking up little room when not in use; a Wordless Not-Wednesday post

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Asparagus Gratin from "Rules of Civility" (Novel Food No.36)
summary: asparagus from "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles, inspired by La Belle Epoque's Asparagus Gratin, chapter eleven; so many books to read; brief review of "Rules of Civility"; fascinating premise for a book; information about Novel Food;

Sunday, 16 June 2019
Running Wild with Rosemary Raisin Bread (BBB June 2019)
summary: waywardness - again...; recipe for Wild Focaccia with rosemary and raisins - based on Judy's County Fair prize-winning Rosemary Raisin Sourdough Bread recipe; commercial yeast in sourdough bread? I think not; outdoor baking; information about Bread Baking Babes;

Friday, 7 June 2019
Patrushka cake variation: banana walnut
summary: banana walnut cake with cream cheese icing; variation on Patrushka Cake; origins of the name “Patrushka Cake”; I love the internet!

Wednesday, 5 June 2019
No fiddling around!
summary: I ♥ spring; fiddleheads; generosity of friends;