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24 June 2016

June 2016 posts

Friday, 24 June 2016
Wordless Not-Wednesday: the summer of the biscuits/scones
summary: Cook's Illustrated says to refrigerate the dough before baking; it turns out it's not necessary;

Tuesday, 21 June 2016
KAF pineapple cluster (bookmarked)
summary: bookmarked recipe for pineapple cluster based on a recipe on the King Arthur Flour (KAF) site; if I choose the "gram" version of the recipe, I expect to see gram measurements, not volumes!

Friday, 17 June 2016
Almost-Wordless Not-Wednesday: Cook's Illustrated biscuits
summmary: Biscuit making, following the shaping method outlined in Cook's Illustrated, September 2015, combined with scone mixing method outlined by Zachary Golper in Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread;

Thursday, 16 June 2016
Where ARE our wool socks and Birkenstocks? (BBB June 2016)
summary: recipe for BBB Bran Bread with Walnuts (and Raisins), based on the recipe for Pane con crusca e noci (bran bread with walnuts) by the Sorelle Simili (Simili Sisters); problems with 100% whole grain dough; water content and doorstops; run for the hills if it looks like the croc; adding more flour vs adding more water; going healthy; dealing with disappointments; about-faces; a Bread Baking Babes project;

Wednesday, 8 June 2016
More scones please
summary: new (for us) methods for scone making; Bien Cuit method being radically different from anything we've seen before; difference between biscuits and scones; brief review of ebook version of Bien Cuit;