Category Archives: Breads

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes with olive oil and salt

My friends, we have gotten way too extreme over here. I’m talking two months or so of homemade wild yeast starter breads. This has consumed the spare 4 and a half minutes that I used to dedicate to photographing for … Continue reading

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Kamut Pumpkin Scones with Demerara Sugar Crunch

In the past week there have been vegetable pot pies with potatoes, leeks, and carrots from our garden and flaky, buttery, homemade pie crusts. There was a wholly experimental, but scrumptious six-layer (!!!) strawberry cake (when three would have much … Continue reading

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Multigrain Barley Flour Scones with Jam

All summer Bob Marley has been singing to me. “Jammin, jammin, jammin.” First it was (the first batch of) strawberry jam. “Yea, I hope dis jammin’ gonna last.” I made lemon verbena-strawberry preserves, lavender-strawberry preserves, and just plain strawberry, but … Continue reading

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Every Day Multigrain Whole Wheat Bread

Do you love whole wheat, multigrain bread like my family does? Would you like to make a loaf so tender with such a luscious crumb that the only thing limiting your perfect slice is a well-sharpened knife? I make a … Continue reading

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Focaccia to Dream About

There are a lot of focaccia recipes floating around out there and many of them are pretty good. Others, are not so great. Some are just glorified pizza doughs overladen with toppings and others are drenched in oil…vegetable oil! Yuck. … Continue reading

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Colomba di Pasqua–Italian Easter Dove Bread

Natale con i tuoi, Pasqua con chi vuoi. “Christmas with your family and Easter with whomever,” goes the saying in Italian. Well, as I sit here typing this post, my house is absolutely quiet with everyone else napping and I … Continue reading

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Crumpets with Clotted Cream

I thought about splitting this into two posts–one for the crumpets and one for the clotted cream. You see, this week I tried out a new clotted cream recipe to compete with my golden standby. I scrapped “The Great Clotted … Continue reading

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Apple Oat Muffins with Brown Sugar Crunch

Going to bed, I don’t know exactly what I am going to fix the next morning for breakfast. We have to be out of the house by 8am and I have early risers, so often we have some sort of … Continue reading

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Perfect Ciabatta Bread

I start this post by advising all of you not to buy lumber during the rainiest, stormiest day… nay hour of the year in San Francisco. I have started another vegetable garden in our backyard. We already have a couple … Continue reading

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Food Blogging in My Dreams Since 2006….

I first stumbled upon food blogs during my leave from graduate school with my newborn son back in 2006. For a gal who reads cookbooks to bed and dreams of new ways to experiment with food, it seemed like a … Continue reading

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