Tag Archives: baking

The joy of cooking (without a recipe)

One of my greatest joys in the last year or two has been tossing the recipe book out the window. Adieu, dear recipe book, you’ve been a wonderful teacher, a darling guide. But it’s time to learn to cook without … Continue reading

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The smell of fresh-baked bread

Sniff. Inhale deeply. Smell the aroma of fresh-baked bread? Smell that yeasty goodness of simple flour, salt, yeast (and perhaps sesame seeds) mixed together in a glass bowl?  Are your taste buds watering?  Would you like a buttered piece of … Continue reading

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