Tag Archives: Bread

Three Equals Twelve (3=12)

NOLA Boy is a mathematician, so my title here caused a bit of a stir.  I’m sure with the addition of enough little squigglies in my equation, he could make three into twelve, but I did it the easy way. … Continue reading

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Moroccan Experiment

This doesn’t look like much, but I assure you that it was a delightful taste treat whose deliciousness is bringing memories of just yesterday flooding back into my brain! The bun was a delightful experiment that went altogether RIGHT, and … Continue reading

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Fry Bread

One of the problematic corollaries of making sourdough bread is that some of the starter is wasted while getting it in tip top shape, and more is lost if you do not bake often.  Since I am in the early … Continue reading

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Sourdough Mojo

What seems like an eternity ago, I started having difficulty with my sourdough bread. It defied me at every turn.  I was so discouraged. I experimented with recipes for regular yeast bread, and finally evolved a really good one that … Continue reading

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Petite Pan Pizza

About two years ago, my sourdough starter took a header, and we’ve been without ever since,  But now I am trying to get a new sourdough starter going.  It is slow going, so I’ve been making smallish bread things to … Continue reading

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Pepper Bread

This is going to sound off the wall, even for me, but I have discovered something that I don’t really know how to describe. I have been putting 1/2 cup (out of three cups) of masa harina in almost all … Continue reading

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Bowl o’ Rolls

Monday night I made some calzone using a new-to-me bread recipe.  The bread was great, but I made a rookie’s mistake and forgot to grease the pan.  I just put down some cornmeal on the insulated air bake pan.  They … Continue reading

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Pizza Quick

I’ve seen tiny packages of snack pizzas that purport to be the same as – for instance T.G.I. Friday’s offerings – but the price, the extraneous preservatives and other “enhancing” ingredients, plus the need to keep a fairly large paper … Continue reading

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The Twenty-Five Cent Breakfast

Hard to believe, I know, but twenty-five cents may be more than the actual cost.  The eggs were $.99 a dozen (so sixteen cents for two); a couple of leftover Tater Tots, and the last two inches of a loaf … Continue reading

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Sandwich Buns with Quinoa

I know; they look just like the last ones.  I had two of my sesame seed buns left over from last time, so I made more with the garlicky topping this time.  One of us eats more cheeseburgers than the … Continue reading

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Bingo Rolls

NOLA boy LOVES cheeseburgers, so I am always trying to find interesting combinations of grains to add to the sandwich buns I make for this purpose. One of the things I have been using for a while is big instant … Continue reading

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Brown Canyon Ranch

We spontaneously took our lunch out to nearby Brown Canyon Ranch this afternoon.  The golden hour light was lovely.  There are nice trails there, and they allow horseback riding on them as well as hiking.  While we were there a … Continue reading

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Bicycle Rack

One of the restaurants in Tucson that was recommended by the hospital as safe for transplant patients to choose is Beyond Bread. We went there in 2007/08 during that time in Tucson, but hadn’t been back in the interim, since … Continue reading

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Sunflower Seed Bread

  There is a lovely trio of bread recipes on the back of every bag of Bob’s Red Mill Artisan flour (purple label), as well as a very well-done video here about how to do the overnight loaf.  The printed recipes … Continue reading

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Panettone

These are from a King Arthur Flour mix. Next time I’ll do it myself. It is delicious!

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Potato Onion Bread

  This bread threatened to take over the entire kitchen!  I used a plain white bread recipe and added freeze-dried shallots, an egg, non-diastatic malt instead of sugar, and some potato flakes.  The result is shown here.  Fortunately it had … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bread and Roasted Peppers

Yesterday was a very busy day.  Can’t believe I got so much done, but two of the best things you can see above! In a propitious confluence of events, our local ethnic market had all the peppers in the colors … Continue reading

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Open Door Wheat Bread

I make mostly sourdough French batons for our “daily bread”, but once in a while I get a hankerin’ for plain ol’ whole wheat bread to have for morning toast. This loaf came out perfectly, if a bit dense.  I … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Soup

This was the end of the line for several dinners and lunches. I kept adding this and that to the soup, and each iteration seemed more delicious than the last. The focaccia was the star of this show, though, smartly … Continue reading

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Overnight Boule

Boule, from the French for “ball”, is a traditional shape of French bread, resembling a squashed ball. It is a rustic loaf shape that can be made of any type of flour. A boule can be leavened with commercial yeast, … Continue reading

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