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As I find myself having lots more time now to cook I decided to get back into baking my own bread. I haven't done it in a long time since it does take up a bit of time. Don't get me wrong, it's not ...
by ninkasi23
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
This and That Yesterday we drove down to San Rafael to vote for delegates for the California Democratic Central Committee. This selection is made once every two years; they form the platform ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 136 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 05:00 PM PST with 48 Recommends
As a lover of food and history, something I find extremely interesting ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
This is the 9th in a weekly series of diaries that deal with healthy positive approaches to the process of ageing. They all carry a tag of [ageing gracefully] and can be found by searching on that ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 08:29 AM PST with 37 Recommends
“Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa,
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 04:14 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Bread is one of the oldest prepared foods, with archaeological evidence suggesting that by 30,000 years ago Homo sapiens in Europe were preparing a kind of bread. This means that the preparation of ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 07:09 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
There have appeared in this space several thought-provoking attempts to define capitalism, including here and here . Although this might seem to some a mere academic exercise, nothing could be ...
by Le Gauchiste
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
So this was my daughter's History project this week. We are doing Ancient civilizations this year with her. This week we learned about the Nile and food and farming. So our project today was baking ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, ...
by BadKitties
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
St. Patties day is not too far off. Lot's of ways to make this traditional bread but I like this one... 2 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1 1/2 Tsp baking soda 1 Tbl baking powder 1/2 Tsp salt 3 Tbl ...
by not4morewars
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 08:37 AM PST with 13 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
by shortfinals
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 08:39 PM PST with 47 Recommends
H/T to my fellow Kossack frosti for pointing me to the blog Farine: Crazy for Bread . As the title suggests, it's author, a native of France, is passionate about "bread, bread making, bread tasting,
by SwedishJewfish
Comment Count 191 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 09:35 PM PST with 431 Recommends
I make my whole grain breads a bit differently in my bread machine based on experimentation and personal experience. I've baked my share of doorstops. To start off put 1 1/4C of HOT (faucet hot) ...
by not4morewars
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Five days into my little experiment. The instructions told me that seven would yield good results. I popped the lid off the container and damn near threw up. My attempt at making my own sourdough ...
by Geiiga
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 10:58 AM PST with 70 Recommends
This is an antithetical way to make whole grain bread in a machine but I came up this recipe after experimentation, and the making of many doorstops ;) To start off put 1C of HOT water into bread ...
by not4morewars
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 07:58 AM PST with 11 Recommends
My children have developed old-man cullinary sensibilities. Probably a good thing. Beets. Cabbage. Beans. Fish - rainbow trout, perch, bluegill. Bluegill from the dock. Fishing with the boys to ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 06:19 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Seven Grain Bread 1 1/3 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 3 tablespoons dry milk powder 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons salt 1 ...
by not4morewars
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 08:17 AM PDT with 5 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