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30 September 2017

September 2017 posts

Saturday, 30 September 2017
Wild Naan for Sourdough September)
summary: recipe revision for naan using natural starter instead of commercial yeast; brief history of commercial yeast; another project for Sourdough September

Thursday, 28 September 2017
Wild Bread Notes (or... KISS)
summary: importance of the float test for the levain; scheduling; disregarding advice from some experts; KISS; it’s Sourdough September

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
How do you like them apples?
summary: stir-fried vegetables with apples and raisins; cauliflower greens; grilled chicken; picking apples for Not Far From the Tree; overgrown gardens; curly hair and burrs; calling in the professionals; heroic hair stylists; information about Not Far From the Tree;

Friday, 22 September 2017
Bread for Cousins' Day
summary: in praise non-sour sourdough wild bread; planning ahead; working with Jane Mason levain; what to do with all that extra starter; it's Sourdough September

Saturday, 16 September 2017
Almost-wild Very (very) Light Rye (BBB September 2017)
summary: BBB Swiss Rye Ring (and boule) based on a recipe by Stanley Ginsberg; trying to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; creating a rye starter using Jane Mason’s method; creating scary rye alcohol in solid brick-like form; ears! we see ears; a Bread Baking Babes project;

Saturday, 16 September 2017
Who says we don't have enough sun?
summary: our mostly shady garden; branching out into the sunny lane; Swiss chard, garlic, sunflowers; “Orange Appeal” blurb;

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Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet

by Jamie Schler with photos by Ilva Beretta,
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