Category Archives: Cooking Techniques

Thai Cabbage Salad

It’s said that when life give you lemons, make lemonade. Well, that all good but what happens when life gives you cabbage? That’s just the situation we found ourselves in the other day. Someone gave us a 10lb bag of … Continue reading

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The Need to Knead.

In previous posts I have indicated that allowing your Kitchen Aid to do all the work with its dough hook was good enough when it comes to kneading your bread dough. Well, I’m back to apologize, correct myself, and move … Continue reading

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Yeast: Information over Intimidation

One of the biggest “intimidation” factors in baking bread and other “rising” forms of oven-produced goodness is Yeast! What is it? Where does it come from? What does it do? What kind should I use? Just walk into the supermarket … Continue reading

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