Monthly Archives: April 2009

Skorpor

Week Fifteen: Scandinavian Breads  You may be familiar with today’s bread, though you may not realize it from the name.  Ever had Melba toast, or zwieback?  How about biscotti, or perhaps a Holland rusk?  If you have, then you know skorpor.  … Continue reading

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Swedish Peasant Bread

Week Fifteen: Scandinavian Breads When I made knackebrod again last week, I did a little research into Scandinavian breads.  And quite honestly, I was surprised at the variations!  I mean, this is an area of the world that is made … Continue reading

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Whole-Wheat English Muffins, Take Two!

Week Fourteen: Take Two! I do love a good English muffin.  Fluffy and full of air holes in the crumb, tangy and a bit sour, crunchy and hearty, they have a unique set of characteristics that makes them stand apart from … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Crêpes, Take Two!

Week Fourteen: Take Two! Okay, so there was nothing really particularly wrong with these crêpes the first time I made them.  But then again, they weren’t particularly amazing, either.  Oh, the flavor was lovely, don’t get me wrong.  But crêpes should … Continue reading

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Beer Bread, Take Two!

Week Fourteen: Take Two!   When I originally made beer bread, I basically made it to use up a… well, let’s say a lesser bottle of beer.  A generic, moderately-tasteless beer is perfect in this application, since a more subtley-flavored brew would find … Continue reading

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Chapatti, Take Two!

Week Fourteen: Take Two! Chapattis, the second bread I made this year, were also notably the first bread of the project that I had never made before.  My forays into breadmaking until that point had been geared mostly towards my … Continue reading

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