Baking is my first creative love beginning with the staff of life, bread. Oh how I enjoy kneading the dough until it's just the right consistency then there's that yeasty build up from the moment it goes into the oven when dough and heat combine preparing the bread for consumption. Waiting until the bread has… Continue reading Ruined: The Angel Food Cake Saga
I'm baking these today: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/classic-chocolate-whoopie-pies-recipe We're going to see old friends on Sunday for dinner and I'm bringing dessert. Something chocolaty and decadent. I'm taking the added step of drizzling them in chocolate ganache for a more decadent dessert. It's been a while since I've baked like this so it'll be so much fun. Then… Continue reading Friday! Friday!
Sour is good. I baked the other day. It wasn't my worst baking hour, and not my best either. The other day we picked up yeast, King Arthur All-Purpose Flour, and King Arthur Bread Flour. About a year ago I got rid of a sour I'd been holding onto that was long neglected and gone.… Continue reading Sour
Oh now before anyone gets all concerned and fussy over me. No I did not cut myself with any of the sharp knives we keep in the block or the cheap serrated knives we keep in the really good cheese grater. No, I had the kind of mishap that only happens when I'm in the… Continue reading the other night I had a kitchen mishap