Category Archives: Yeast Breads

French Bread Part 2: Get Your Spray Bottle Ready!

Today let’s finish up the baguette recipe, but before I start, there are a few tools you’ll find helpful:

  • Spray bottle (I bought mine at Walmart in the laundry section)
  • Pizza or bread stone, preferable rectangular (I bought mine at the Williams-Sonoma outlet in Leesburg) Continue reading

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French Bread Part 1: Pate Fermentee

This month’s mommy dinner was Saturday, an early kick-off for Mother’s Day!  Continue reading

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Mardi Gras King’s Cake for My Little Catechumen!

My son Ken is a catechumen in the Roman Catholic church; this means he is learning about the church, the faith and sacraments in preparation for his reception into the community in the spring of 2014.  Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Indian Cuisine: Jacki’s Red Lentil Dal

When I learned that several of my mommies had never tried Indian dishes, I thought it would be good to do another Indian dish here.  Continue reading

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My “Make-It-All-From-Scratch” Middle Eastern Meal

As I mentioned in one of my recent posts, I knew Kurt was craving RED MEAT.  “I can only do poultry for so many days in a row” is the underlying message to “Is that the last of the turkey dishes?”  Continue reading

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The Staff of Life

I made my first loaf of bread when I was nine.  Continue reading

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