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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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RUSTIC ITALIAN BREAD

So you pulled your preferment ( also known as a biga, Jan 21 post: Let’s Bake!) out of the fridge this morning, right?  Before we jump into kneading, let me explain a few things. The first thing you’ll want to do … Continue reading

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LET’S BAKE! RUSTIC ITALIAN BREAD

Remember that David Bowie song, “Let’s Dance?”  His sultry, purring baritone issuing an invitation you wouldn’t dream of turning down?  Call me strange, but that’s the lure that baking has for me.  And aren’t weekends just made for baking?  Especially … Continue reading

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