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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?



28 December 2013

December 2013 posts



Saturday, 28 December 2013
Wordless Not-Wednesday: Sandwich Bread??
summary: Don't try this at home; a Wordless not-quite-Wednesday post;

Thursday, 26 December 2013
Merry Boxing Day All!!
summary: Happy Christmas; feasting; what to do on Boxing Day

Wednesday, 16 December 2013
Again I say, let them eat cake!! (BBB December 2013)
summary: summary: recipe for Modern 'Lardy' Cake; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;

16 November 2013

November 2013 posts


Saturday, 16 November 2013
aloo paratha revisited (BBB November 2013)
summary: recipe for Aloo Paratha (Potato Stuffed Flatbread); a Bread Baking Babes project;

16 October 2013

October 2013 posts


Friday, 16 October 2013
Everyday Sandwich Bread (WFD/WBD 2013)
summary: Sandwich bread; Thanksgiving; information about World Bread Day and World Food Day
Carrot Bread (BBB October 2013)
summary: recipe for Carrot Bread, a Bread Baking Babes project; revelations about cooked carrots; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Friday, 11 October 2013
Any apples in that basket?
summary: apples; fried apples; apple sauce; problems with 'Joy of Cooking' index and binding; information about Plated Stories and Not Far From the Tree;
 
Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Those are plums?!
summary: miniature plums; oven-drying them to make tiny prunes; stewing prunes for preserves; how to deal with the pits; I love Plated Stories; information about Not Far From the Tree;

20 September 2013

September 2013 posts


Friday, 20 September 2013
Tea, as it should be
summary: spiders; Charlotte's Web; memoire; tea cups, Darjeeling tea; how to make tea;

Monday, 16 September 2013
We're Cracking Up! (BBB September 2013)
summary: recipe for Yeasted Multigrain Crackers; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Wednesday, 4 September 2013
Look!! Aren't those Nyons Olives?
summary: Nyons olives from a recent trip to the west coast; memoir; ‘best before’ dates; reconstituting dried fruits;

Monday, 2 September 2013
Guess what I did with those overripe bananas...
summary: recipe for Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Swirls Bread; measuring and guesswork; chia seeds and pepitas; hand-kneading slack dough in the bowl; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;