Monthly Archives: October 2009

Pumpkin Chocolate Bread

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads Happy Halloween! I love Halloween.  I’ve always enjoyed any excuse to dress up in costume, giving sides of myself usually kept under wraps a chance to emerge a bit, under the protective hand of “staying in character”.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Seeded Multi-Grain Bread

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads I’m not really sure what to write about this bread.  See, the original recipe is one of those multi-day, sourdough-starter-already-made recipes that can’t help but produce a good bread.  And since this bread is made entirely … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Crackers

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads I love names like this.  Kitchen Sink Crackers.  It implies a friendliness in the recipe, one that says, “Go ahead, throw it in!  I can take it!”  It’s accomodating, a rare adjective in the baking world.  … Continue reading

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Boston Brown Bread

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads Having grown up in the South, it’s no wonder I was a stranger to Boston brown bread.  In fact, until I made this recipe, I don’t think I’ve ever knowingly eaten it before.  This is one … Continue reading

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Oat and Spelt Muffins

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads I didn’t know what exactly to expect from these muffins.  I was intrigued originally by the relative lack of flour included, all of it whole grain.  Most of the body comes from the use of rolled … Continue reading

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Rye and Millet Dinner Rolls

Week Forty-Four: Multi-Grain Breads This month, they’re doing some housecleaning over at the Kitchn.  It’s smack in the middle of their four-week Kitchen Cure, which I signed up for, but have sadly been far too busy to participate in (could you tell, … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

Week Forty-Three: Whatever I Feel Like Week Ah, ciabatta.  Who doesn’t love that modest bread, with those gaping holes, that dusty crust shedding flour with each bite, that perfect pull and chewy texture, that creamy flavor?  Nobody, that’s who. Though I … Continue reading

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Sourdough Crumpet Fail

Week Forty-Three: Whatever I Feel Like Week “Sourdough Crumpets; or, How To Resurrect A Neglected Starter”, read the title, like a treatise for ye olde moderne Housewyfe.  Why, I had a neglected starter, and am fond of crumpets.  Both addressed in … Continue reading

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Orange and Mint Bread

Week Forty-Three: Whatever I Feel Like Week Today’s recipe produces a delicious, if fairly standard, rich dough (flavorings aside).  It’s something like a slightly leaner brioche, and all the usual suspects are there: milk, butter, egg.  There is one main … Continue reading

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Sesame and Poppy Seed Citrus Biscuit Crackers

Week Forty-Three: Whatever I Feel Like Week I wasn’t sure what to expect with this recipe.  The title described them as crackers, the headnote referred to them as Scottish biscuits (more akin to an undersweet cookie), and the recipe itself … Continue reading

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