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So one once told me "everything in moderation", well a health nut friend of mine was telling me all about the wonders of Agave sweetener, so I have been trying some this week and have had the WORSE ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 04:31 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Last August I started to work my way through Beth Hensperger's book "The Bread Lovers Bread Machine Cookbook". I was managing a new type of bread daily. I planned to bake my way right through the ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 04:00 AM PST with 31 Recommends
In 2002 I was medically retired from the US Army with 100% disability, about 18 months ago now I started to have really bad nightmares, keeping me from getting a good nights sleep. I usually wake ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 08:24 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Last Summer I took on the task of baking my way through Bread Machine Cookbook, until I got lost in the Sourdough section. I found that baking sourdoughs was a true art form and a perfect metaphor ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 08:48 AM PST with 13 Recommends
When I moved from San Francisco to the small northern California Town of Chico I started my Bread Project. The intent was to have a project, daily project that I could focus on outside myself to ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 10:01 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Inspired by the movie Julie on Julia where Julie the main character cooks her way through Julia Child's Cookbook. I decided while moving from SF to Chico where I now have a whole house and a ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 07:39 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
On my move to Chico, I undertook the task of baking my way through Beth Hensperger's The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook. I have been at it now a couple of months and I have only baked 15 loafs,
by l3m0n
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 09:02 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
As part of my recovery having been inspired by the movie Julie on Julia, I am baking my way through Beth Henspergers' THE BREAD LOVER'S BREAD MACHINE COOKBOOK with 300 different breads. I started ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 12:53 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
As I continue through the Sourdough Section of Beth Hensperger's The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook I am learning a great deal about Sourdough and Starters. Today I did some sight seeing ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 06:39 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Inspired by the movie Julie on Julia, where the character, Julie cooks her way through Julia Child's cookbook, I decided upon my move from the Big city of San Francisco to Chico CA to do the same, ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 04:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In a couple of days I start the Sourdough Section of Beth Hensperger The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook, (inspired by the movie Julie on Julia where Julie cooks here way through Julia Child's ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 07:52 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Wednesday I filled up my car at Safeway in Chico and I paid $3.99 a gallon before a road trip down to SF for a couple of days. When I got to SF I was AMAZED that the prices of Gas in SF was $4.73 a ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 08:55 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Ok, when I was a young man, I baby-sat for this family and the young man I was sitting wanted Beer Bread to go with his dinner. Beer bread was not something that was eaten around my house, neither ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 09:48 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well they seem to roll the sidewalks up in Chico after about 9, unless one lives in college town, where the drunk goes on around the clock! We live in the quiet residential area, a few blocks from ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well I have now been in Chico for a month, having been pushed out of SF by the realities of the high cost of living and the High Cost of housing. In Chico I was able to afford a 3 bedroom 2 bath ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 04:37 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
French Bread, characterized by crisp crust, nice volume, and a close-grained, chewy texture is the bread of the day. Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_bread ) has a lot to say about ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Well, yesterday was a very stressful day, one thing after another. It took all my fortitude to remember that everything would be alright, and I would get through. I just tried to remember to take ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 03:40 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Itzl is one smart little dog. He teaches himself signs and signals to tall me what he means, and he quickly picks up my signs and signals. We hardly talk with sounds to one another anymore, a ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 06:29 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Itzl is the only one of my critters who has never quoted the Bhagavad Gita, performed summoning rituals for Chthulu, transformed into a 100th level demon, or expanded the vocabularies of small ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 08:48 AM PST with 256 Recommends
Well today I had a full day f classes at the San Francisco VAMC Psychosocial Rehabilition and REcovey Center (PRRC). (http://www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/sanfrancisco/services/prrc.asp) The center ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 03:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends