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Month: October 2019

Our Free Downloads

Downloads Skip forward to: Our books, Mike’s Bread Spreadsheets, the three stage calculator, or Mike’s bread worksheet For some time our “Introduction to Sourdough” booklet was our hottest download. The book was, and still is, an integral part of our “Introduction to Sourdough” class, and the recipes have been student tested. However, we pulled it off …

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Swirly Rye Bread

Swirly Rye Bread The Basics Rye Starters American Light Rye American Dark Rye Putting It All Together The Basics Beth, my wife, loves swirled rye breads, like Pepperidge Farm’s Deli Swirl Bread Rye & Pump. There’s something very attractive in the contrast between the dark and light rye breads. There’s something vary flavorful in the …

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Pane Siciliano

Pane Siciliano Pane Siciliano is an Italian, well, OK, Sicilian, recipe that is based on using Semolina flour, the same flour used to make pasta. We used the coarse grind, and the results were delightful. Next time, we’ll use an egg wash to help the sesame seeds stick better and to provide more sheen to the loaf. …

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Honey Honey Please Honey is that sweet stuff which causes all sorts of issues.  Let’s talk about them…. First a tip – if you are measuring by volume honey tends to be hard to get out of your spoons and cups.  So, if there is also oil in the recipe, measure the oil first and …

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