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SUNDAY BAKING: GOLD NUGGET BREAD

When I first began making an iteration of this bread years ago, my sister felt I’d finally taken a serious birdwatching habit a step too far.  I’ll admit, the idea did come to me as I was filling feeders one … Continue reading

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CASATIELLO: THE BEST BREAD EVER

I mean ever.  Every now and then the memory of it would resurface from culinary school days.  One evening, Chef Peter asked if I would like to make a bread called Casatiello.  It was clear from the glimmer in his … Continue reading

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LET’S BAKE! BAGELS, PART 2

My son teethed on bagels.  I took him shopping with me on Saturday mornings to my favorite grocery store in Berkeley.  He was a good-natured little guy, and always happy to have something to chew on, so I’d usually pick … Continue reading

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LET’S BAKE! BAGELS, PART 1

SOME USEFUL INFORMATION What comes to mind when you think of a bagel?  Is it the hole in the middle?  The golden color?  The chewy texture?  We’ll talk about all of these.  First, though, I want to talk about texture. … Continue reading

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BAKETOGETHER BREAD

If you’re not familiar with abbydodge.com, now would be a very good time to pay her a visit.  She is the genius behind the baketogether projects.  Each month she posts a recipe.  Anyone who desires can bake it, post results, … Continue reading

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SAVORY CHEESE BOULE

I love to bake.  Let me rephrase that:  I love to bake bread.  I’ve easily baked thousands of loaves, and I continue to love everything about it.  Adding yeast to water and watching it come alive.  Seeing a dough come … Continue reading

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