I made it. I didn't like it very much (too sweet, too much going on). Maybe it's just not my style. Ready to move on to the next recipe.
I didn't take many pictures of this bread (none of the baking process), but I love this picture of my favorite way of eating it: toasted and loaded with butter. Highly fattening, and highly delicious. The recipe for this bread is actually titled "Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread", but I decided to skip the walnuts. I… Continue reading Cinnamon Raisin Bread – BBA Challenge bread 9
Last weekend, I was visiting my sister in Boston and thinking I probably wouldn't get a chance to work on last week's BBA challenge until I returned home. And then I remembered: my sister has a fantastic, spacious kitchen; and a very familiar mixer; and she loves sticky buns. To top it all off, it… Continue reading Cinnamon rolls/Sticky buns – BBA Challenge bread 8
The challenge bread two weeks ago was ciabatta, and I was thrilled! After weeks of various enriched breads, I was longing for a basic, real loaf I could slice and butter or eat with cheese. We had a choice of five variations of this bread (two different starter methods: poolish or biga; and three additional… Continue reading Ciabbata – BBA Challenge bread 7
Remember way back when, when did that little house move/renovation project? Back then, we were looking for ways to cut costs and one of the decisions we made was that we would do all the painting ourselves. We figured we could handle it and it would cut a good chunk out of the budget. We've… Continue reading A load off my mind
Since my last bread post, I've baked two more BBA challenge breads (ciabatta and cinnamon rolls/sticky buns), but haven't had a chance to write about it. soon!
Every summer, Hyla attends a local day camp for one or two sessions. On the second Tuesday of each two-week session, campers who are old enough are given the option of staying overnight for one night. Each year that she's had the option, Hyla has said "no". Last year, she skipped it not because she… Continue reading She’s ready, but are we?