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Top ‘o the tapenade

Posted by on March 17, 2010
So it’s a stretch, but it is St. Paddy’s day. And, well, this post really has nothing to do with the Irish, or beer, or celebrations, or the only-in-Massachusetts holiday of Evacuation Day. But, it does have everything to do with tomatoes. Warm, amazing, flavorful tomatoes. At the tail end of winter, it is hard to remember the deep flavor...

Biga, not just better

Posted by on March 6, 2010
So I’ve already given you a preview cartoon-teaser of the starter that I’ve been making. I thought a picture might be even more helpful. Isn’t the little starter just adorable? I can’t wait to see what type of bread he turns into! The starter is really quick and takes less than 5 minutes to make, including clean up. The actual...

Starting Something New

Posted by on March 4, 2010
I’ve made bread many times in my life. I enjoy the rhythm of kneading dough and the precision in measuring. I like to watch the yeast bubble in the warm water and then peek at my dough rising under a dish cloth. I’ve turned to quickbread when I don’t have the time for a traditional bread, or I want something sweeter or smaller. I...
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