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Oct 13 2012

Ready, Set…

Published by Christine under Breads

Start(er). Wild yeast starter, to be precise. And what would that be? I’m so glad you asked. In my last post, I wrote about bread-making, and the wonderfully easy no-knead method that Jim Lahey of Sullivan St. Bakery unleashed upon the world in 2006. The recipe is simple enough for a 4-year-old to make (although [...]

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Oct 01 2012

Good Company

Published by Christine under Breads

This past Saturday evening, we went to my favorite local vegetable grower for the monthly farm dinner he organizes there. Chefs from some of the best NYC restaurants come up to the Hudson Valley to cook in the wonderfully rustic, relaxed and über-friendly atmosphere of the farm. We were celebrating my birthday, and were fortunate [...]

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Sep 09 2012

Pizza maison

Published by Christine under Breads,Vegetarian

Who doesn’t like pizza? Let me rephrase that: who doesn’t like good pizza? Personally, I’m not a big fan of the huge, floppy, meaty, oil-dripping, overly cheesy slices one gets at most pizza parlors. But I do like a well-made pizza, cut into human-size pieces that do not fall apart, with lots of fresh and [...]

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