No Knead Bread, Round Two!

I made another loaf of no knead bread this weekend, as I wanted to compare the all purpose flour version with the bread flour version. When following Jim Lahey’s recipe you’ll notice it says you can use all purpose flour or bread flour. I’d typically never use all purpose flour for any breads other than…

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Jim Lahey’s No Knead Bread

This week we were gifted a gorgeous little red Le Creuset dutch oven! I’ve always wanted one of these classic pieces, especially for bread baking. I’ve been obsessing over what I’ll make for the pot’s initiation-bake, and I’ve settled on the ever-so-popular no knead bread recipe of Jim Lahey’s. If you’ve dabbled in bread baking at…

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Honeycomb Sponge Toffee

It’s January 3rd! You know what that means – busy season is finally over and done with, winter has kicked into full gear, and I’m back to having some free time with freezing cold weather keeping me locked up indoors and… blogging. It’s been quite the hiatus. I’ve tried to post a few things here…

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Ricotta Gnocchi

Another easy dinner you can make from scratch in about an hour. Why not make your own instead of buying the pre-made kind? I don’t bother to create the traditional fork ridge pattern on my gnocchi, I just leave them plain jane and give them a quick sautee. This one is sure to satisfy your…

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Apple Fritters

It’s Saturday morning (‘er – afternoon) and I’m at home! A nice surprise Saturday off. It’s drab outside with grey overcast skies, and dead grasses rustling in the chilly wind on the balcony. Even the cat is feeling it, trading her usual jaunt around the apartment for an afternoon curled up in the fleece blanket sprawled over…

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Easy Peas y.

It was down to 1C last night!  It’s frigid up here! Today I wanted to share just a quick veggie prep with you – as our favorite vegetables are heading out of season it gets harder and harder to stay creative with your meals while keeping it healthy. There’s no reason you can’t eat great vegetable dishes (and side…

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