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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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Cleaning Out the Freezer… Et Voila Chocolate Babka Bread Pudding!

I inventoried our basement freezer this weekend and way back on the top shelf where I keep bread products, I found a loaf of chocolate babka.  Not any chocolate babka, but babka from Zabar’s in NYC.  Continue reading

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Cheese, Please!

On Christmas, I served homemade pate’ de campagne– a chunky flavorful pork-fest.  By pork-fest, I mean ground pork, finely minced bacon, and strips of ham steak, all mixed together with seasonings and a good glug of cognac, then packed into a loaf pan, lined with– what else?– strips of bacon.  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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