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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Popovers

I love popovers! I think I’d only made them once before this month’s Sourdough Surprises task. Now they are my new favorite way to quickly use some sourdough. I started by making The Gingered Whisk’s Sourdough Cheesy Popovers, following the … Continue reading

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November: Intro to Braising

Braising is wonderful. November is not long enough. In All About Braising, Molly Stevens defines it as “tucking a few ingredients into a heavy pot with a bit of liquid, covering the pot tightly, and letting everything simmer peacefully until … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Soup Party

For the last 5 year, on the first Saturday of November, my husband and I have hosted a soup party.  What, you ask, is a soup party?  Well, let me tell you all about it.  It is the best way … Continue reading

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I Made a Lovely Soup

I planned on following Lynne Rosetto Kasper’s building a soup guidelines, but I realized that the direction I would have taken it would have resulted in another fine meal. And I think that’s the problem I’ve been having. When I … Continue reading

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On October 15 I Finally Made a Sandwich

Who goes an entire month and then some without making a single sandwich? Especially when it’s sandwich month? Weeeellllllll, me. I think I may have thrown together a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for one of the kid’s lunches, and … Continue reading

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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Quickbread

Since starting to maintain a sourdough culture almost two years ago, I have made several quickbread and muffin recipes. They’ve all been fine. I appreciate that this one specifies discard and encourages variations. This sourdough zucchini bread turned out well, … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

It’s the last day of September and I have not made as many sandwiches as I would have liked.  This seems to be a recurring theme these last few months and I do apologize.  October will be better; school is … Continue reading

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B.E.L.T and some Quinoa for Good Measure

I love sandwiches.  Nothing makes me happier than having a great sandwich.  My personal downfall is that I buy great sandwiches, I don’t make them.  I make myself a sandwich for lunch almost every day and it is always a … Continue reading

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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Waffles

This month’s Sourdough Surprises tasks were waffles and pancakes. Assuming that most of us who maintain a sourdough starter have made pancakes and/or waffles, the suggestion was to do something different to the standard fare. I did sort of the … Continue reading

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Intro to Sandwiches

It’s sandwich month, which means recipes for Pumpkin Grilled Cheese with Hazelnut Butter, Lasagna Grilled Cheese, and Antipasto Baguettes with Artichokes, Mozzarella, Salami, and Green Olive Paste are going to have to wait. Other things that are going to have to … Continue reading

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