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Bread Challenge #2: Whole Wheat Bread

February’s selection in my “bread of the month” challenge was whole wheat bread. I used a recipe from The Bread Baker’s Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread. The recipe yielded 2 one-pound loaves. Many of the recipes in The … Continue reading

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Bread Challenge #1: Kaiser Rolls

Last week in my New Year’s post, I stated that one of my goals for 2012 is to bake a new type of bread each month. This goal is inspired by my Christmas gift of The Bread Baker’s Apprentice: Mastering … Continue reading

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Master Food Preserver Certification

You may remember that last year I experimented with the wonders of food preservation by canning homemade salsa and strawberry jam. We finished off the 3 pints of salsa in just over a week, and since learning how to make my own jam, … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Fondue

In my house, winter means fondue time. My family has a tradition of preparing this hearty dish every Christmas Eve, a tradition that has grown since I’ve spent time living in Switzerland. Recently while at a used bookstore, I picked … Continue reading

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Canning Homemade Salsa

Lately I have been looking forward to Sundays, as it’s the day of the week that I normally tackle a new project around home. Today I tried my hand at canning homemade salsa. The recipe I used below makes 3 … Continue reading

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