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Rosemary Sea Salt Sourdough Crackers

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I’ve come up with a new marker of an excellent friend: one who saves you from sourdough starter fails, one who can help you feel like a sourdough winner and not a sourdough loser. Also, someone who helps you out … Continue reading

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Blueberry Sourdough Crunch Muffins

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  I have a confession to make: I had a rough time with my sourdough starter. I know the rest of the world is gleefully growing yeast, such was not my experience. I had a great go of it for … Continue reading

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Sourdough Pita Bread

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Wow – it’s May!  Is it just me or is this both the fastest and slowest 8 weeks of your life?  In this time of quarantine baking, it seems sourdough baking has made a resurgence in social media.  I’ve had … Continue reading

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Tiny, Salty, Chocolatey Cookies

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Like lots of folks, the longer this quarantining lasts, the more I’m missing my friends. I still love some aspects of being at home (mostly related to sleeping more and not packing a lunch every day). But, I really miss … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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There is still no all-purpose flour at my grocery store!  I have whole wheat flour though so I went straight to King Arthur Flour for help.  A coffee cake recipe solely with whole wheat flour made me skeptical that would … Continue reading

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Small Batch Buttery Sourdough Biscuits

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Like the rest of America, I’m spending my time indoors making a sourdough starter. Streusel has been talking about hers for years, and I did try once, but gave up on it pretty quickly; apparently I found it overwhelming to … Continue reading

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“Make do” Cookies

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Strudel and I had different plans for this month’s theme but in these interesting times we ALL had different plans, right? High school seniors were planning on graduation parties… Busy brides were planning their dream wedding… Many people were planning … Continue reading

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Pear Honey Swirl Bread

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  I hope this week finds you all healthy and well, both physically and emotionally. I’ve settled into a routine of morning CorePower or other workout videos, short outdoor runs and days spent on zoom. Brandon works at a hospital, … Continue reading

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Tuscan Coffeecake

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  It’s a wild world out there right now. Each day, life in Seattle feels like it’s getting both bigger and smaller. Bigger, because I’m reading about us in the national newspapers (though that focus is shifting already). And smaller, … Continue reading

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Cheesy Egg Noodle Casserole (with homemade noodles)

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I took the liberty of a slight variation of our theme this month which is enriched breads and made an enriched noodle instead.  Why?  Because it sounded delicious!  A good reason in my book! So as you read through the … Continue reading

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