Learning 2 Bake – from Scratch XXVII

Bread I think I’ve gotten bread down. The recipe (basically half of the recipe from Brown-Eyed Baker): 1 1/2 tsp yeast1/4 cup water1 Tbl sugar1 Tbl butter, room temp1 tsp salt3 – 3 1/2 cups flour2/3 cup + 3 Tbl water Combine the first four ingredients in the mixing bowl. Let sit for a fewContinue reading “Learning 2 Bake – from Scratch XXVII”

The King Needs Contractors

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wallHumpty Dumpty had a great fallAll the King’s horses and all the King’s menCouldn’t put Humpty Dumpty together again. Leaving aside “who thought the horses would be helpful?”, the King needed some contractors amongst his retainers. The upstairs is coming back together better, stronger, and, um, slicker than before. WeContinue reading “The King Needs Contractors”

Learning 2 Bake – from Scratch XXVI

Poppy Seed Pastries I had no particular desire for poppy seed pastries, but they were requested by The Crochet Group, so why not? Same ol’ pastry recipe. That’s getting routine. I made a full batch and did the rollout by halves, as instructed. This works great for a thinner pastry on my tiny counter spaceContinue reading “Learning 2 Bake – from Scratch XXVI”