Who is the Monkey Boy? Well, the one that was born in the year of the Monkey…just like his father! Riding high on yesterday’s success, I decided to make the final “Showstopper” tear-and-share bread for my kids for dessert. The hubby is working 2nd shift this week, so we can make whatever we want for… Continue reading Monkey Bread for the Monkey Boy
So to finish up Bread Week (which, again, I have to do on Monday because I was away all weekend), the contestants were asked to make ciabatta. I watched the Masterclass episode to get the recipe, and followed it to the letter using 500 grams of strong flour (which I was able to find in… Continue reading A Case Against Strong Flour: The Ciabatta Diaries
Well, the first run of the rye was not so great, so I’m trying again using flavors that I know and love, so I decided to throw in a tablespoon of dried rosemary, which I grew in my garden (I think…pretty sure). Anyway, I’ve always loved rosemary bread, so I thought I’d try that. I… Continue reading Rye Bread, Take II
My favorite! My paternal grandmother (Dad’s mom) was apparently a bread-baker. I wouldn’t know–I met the woman a few times but never really got to know her, never went to her house in Florida, never spent Easters and Christmases with her…or any of her four husbands (of whom, I met 2 of the 4). But… Continue reading It’s BREAD WEEK!