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California Adventure (Without the Mouse)

Who needs Disney when you live in California?  We’ve been filling our days with adventures of all sorts.

These three fun-looking pals are all dogs we’ve taken care of.   301 more words


Buttermilk Tangzhong 00 Durum Rolls

I wanted to make some sandwich rolls using my SD starter instead of yeast like I have been doing recently.  I also wanted them to be soft and fluffy so I used a Tangzhong method as well as Caputo 00 style flour and Durum.  782 more words

Sour Dough Breads

4 Steps To Easily Making And Baking Homemade Bread

I’m an advocate of self-responsibility and self-care. Personally I’ve never understood why anyone would find baking or cooking demeaning, I’m very proud of my baking and cooking skills. 3,191 more words

Don Charisma

Simple Croque Monsieur

This really is the ultimate ham and cheese toasty and is so delicious and crunchy you can whip one up in no time.  I use either Swiss or Dutch cheese – my local deli sells thinly sliced fresh Dutch Maasdam, a Swiss type cheese, which is ideal and melts beautifully and has a lovely nutty flavour. 150 more words

Sourdough Bread

Hop bread

Andrew Whitley reminded me of his hop bread recipe during the Baking for a living course I attended in March. It was about the same time that I’d come across the… 554 more words


You CAN have your Pancakes and Eat them too!

September 26th is National Pancake Day – who knew?  

……except for pancake lovers maybe

…..except that there is less of them now that gluten and grain and flour is taboo.. 916 more words

Food Philosophy - The Good Stuff Remembered

Fresh bread

After patiently waiting for 5 days, the starter is ready to rock and roll. Sourdough is a time consuming bread to make, but if done properly, is definitely worth the wait. 403 more words