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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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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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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,┬áLasagna 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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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Crackers

I have made sourdough crackers several times using this recipe. I’ve made them with all of the recommended fat options: coconut oil, lard, and butter. Andy really likes them, but they softened if I attempted to store them. This was … Continue reading

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July’s Grilling Intro, Progress Toward Goals, and Recap

I’m intimidated by fire. I wanted my July grilling goals to be realistic and attainable. In the past, grilling, for me, has meant finding a recipe, prepping the ingredients (unless they were meat), and delegating the task to Andy. I … Continue reading

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A Fair Amount of Pizzaish Sorts of Things

While my crust types did not vary as much as Alisa’s, with the exception of an unphotographed pudgy pie pizza night, June managed to produce quite an array of toppings on dough combinations, both hot and melty and not. First … Continue reading

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