Category Archives: food

The Sweet Smell Of Success

Actually the yummy smell of freshly baked sourdough bread. I believe I figured out the issue I was having with the sourdough bread. Bread flour made all the difference. The Husband scored a couple of bags at Whole Foods. It … Continue reading

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Another Not Quite Failure

I made another loaf of sourdough bread. I’m not sharing the recipe. It’s ok but not fabulous. It was specifically for all purpose flour which is all I have, well had, The Husband scored some bread flour at Whole Foods … Continue reading

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The bread turned out really well. The flavor is nearly what I remember, maybe not as sweet. I think feeding the yeast over time will sweeten up the flavor. I’ll be interested to see how it tastes tomorrow. I think … Continue reading

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At The Mid Point

I know the photo stinks. There is a story without an ending. Sometimes anticipation is exciting. Way back when The Husband was still on active duty in the Air Force we lived in Maine. The second house we lived in … Continue reading

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Baking, Again

I am nothing if not stubborn. After having the first sourdough bread turn out blah I had to give it another try. I fed the starter twice making sure it got good and bubbly. Then I used the recipe for … Continue reading

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#StayHome is having an effect on my waistline. Because people keep talking about how important self-care is I keep indulging myself. First fudge dipped Devil Dogs and now home made bread. The weather better improve (we had snow!) so I … Continue reading

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Well I shaped the bread and let it rise yesterday. Shortly before dinner time I popped it in the oven. It smelled ok when it was cooking. Once it was done and we each had a slice it was funky. … Continue reading

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