Posts Tagged ‘Technique’

Bread Math

Many factors affect the way bread turns out: what kind of flour is used, if and how long the bread gets kneaded, the amount of salt, natural yeast versus canned yeast, the ambient conditions, etc. ¬†Of these, none is more influential than the ratio of water to flour. Bakers express this ratio as a baker’s […]


Bread Calculator

A quick calculator for making up bread recipes.

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Mise en Place for Amelia Bedelia

I mentioned in one of my more recent posts that I’ve come a long way in the past couple of years with the help of a couple of cookbooks and someone named Tom. You can tell from our postings (I think) that my core of inspiration centers not around dinnertime but around the dinner table, […]


Pizza Night: The Beetza

Since I make pizza regularly, I am always trying to come up with new ideas for toppings to keep things interesting. I also have been trying to buy food that is local and in season. Those two concepts intersected recently to result in: the beetza. Beets are not, strictly speaking, in season since everything here […]

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