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31 August 2010

August 2010 blog entries

Tuesday, 31 August 2010
Pears galore (real food)
summary: picking pears; ideas for what to do with pears; stuffed pattypan squash; a surprise drawing of my pear bread; information about Two For Tuesdays! (real food) and Not far from the Tree;

Sunday, 29 August 2010
where there's smoke, there's...
summary: recipes for indirect smoking on a gas bbq: chicken and pork butt; includes a thrilling video;

Friday, 27 August 2010
green chilli omelette for the colour blind
summary: green chili omelette revisited; archives; shopping photos; how much editing is too much editing?

Sunday, 22 August 2010
Yeast Equivalents – AGAIN
summary: calculating yeast equivalents; why guessing is sometimes less painful; nifty javascript yeast measurement converter

Friday, 20 August 2010
when to bake bread
summary: advantages of baking Rose Levy Beranbaum's caraway rye bread early in the morning;

Thursday, 19 August 2010
grilled shrimps and basil pesto with whole pecans (PPN #177)
grilled shrimps and basil pesto with pecans; finding buried treasure in the freezer; information about Presto Pasta Nights (PPN)
Wordless(ish) Non-Wednesday: World Humanitarian Day (2010)
summary: a not quite wordless Non-Wednesday post for World Humanitarian Day; definition of humanitarian; links to humanitarian organizations working towards feeding the hungry;

Tuesday, 17 August 2010
blue grapes for pie and jam (real food)
summary: Blue Grapes are perfect for pie; they also might be perfect for jam; what to do with grape jam that tastes like raisins instead of grapes: make a jam roll; recipe for making yoghurt cheese; information about Two For Tuesdays! (real food); submission for YeastSpotting;

Monday, 16 August 2010
Pão Doce – Sweet Portuguese Bread (BBB August 2010)
summary: recipe for Pão Doce – Sweet Portuguese Bread; information about Bread Baking Babes; submission for YeastSpotting;

Friday, 13 August 2010
Did we miss corn season? (real food)
summary: dealing with disappointing overripe corn by making corn and rice; red Swiss Chard turns black if there is no added vinegar; information about "Two For Tuesdays! (real food)"

Sunday, 8 August 2010
Wordless Non-Wednesday: Pancakes!
summary: Pancakes, butter, honey and ham. Goat cheese and plum jam sauce are good too....

Friday, 6 August 2010
raiding the icebox to make mjdarra (MLLA #26)
summary: using up leftovers; mjdarra (lentils and rice) made with Puy Lentils; red kidney bean fuhl; great for dinner OR picnic breakfast by the river; Humber River rocks; information about My Legume Love Affair

Tuesday, 3 August 2010
more jam making: plums and apricots (real food)
summary: recipe for apricot and plum jams with zero added pectin; changing sugar amounts; information about "Two For Tuesdays! (Real Food)" and Lynn's High5;
Pear Bread (bookmarked recipe)
summary: recipe for pear bread made with sugar pears, unbleached all-purpose, whole wheat and rye flours – based on Sandra Avital's (Le Pétrin) recipe for "Pain Rustique aux Poires"; about dry vs fresh yeast equivalents; information about Lynn's High5, Bookmarked Recipes and Lisa Orgler's Lunch Box Project; submission for YeastSpotting;