Monthly Archives: April 2020

Week at a Glance (April 19 – April 25)

A week when raindrops fell and perennials broke ground. A week when diversity ruled in bread making. When oatmeal-sunflower and cornmeal-honey  provided variety when the days of the week blurred. A week when rock walls and stone benches at a local farm … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance (April 12 – April 18)

A week when the kitchen birds wore their necklaces as a symbol of hope on this Easter like no other. A week when a sourdough starter named April bubbled with enthusiasm and joined with flour, water and salt to produce … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance (April 5 – April 11)

A week of donning protective masks. Gingham bandits at the grocery store. Another week of gratitude for the open spaces that provide respite from the shelter in place edict. A week of bread and the wonder of sourdough. The living, … Continue reading

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English Muffins (Sourdough)

  I adapted this recipe from a King Arthur Flour cookbook that was published in 1970. It was the first recipe that I made with the sourdough starter that my friend, Gail, was kind enough to share with me. The … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance (March 29-April 4)

A week that included a flurry of baking. Pumpkin corn muffins and English muffins and No-Knead Sandwich Bread on the menu. My need to keep busy producing sustenance. A week when days of rain caused buds to appear on the … Continue reading

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No-Knead Sandwich Loaf

This easy No-Knead loaf is thanks to Alexandra Stafford’s recipe in Bread Toast Crumbs. I’ve adapted the recipe to make one loaf, but it could easily be doubled. Sandwich Bread One Loaf Ingredients: 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins with a Twist

The twist is the addition of canned pumpkin. Like me, you probably have a can or two left over from the pumpkin pie days of last fall. I adapted this recipe from one I found on line. Please forgive me … Continue reading

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