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Get that bread

I want to tell you about my take on the New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day recipe. The things I have to add to the discussion: 1) a couple of hacks for people who, like me, do not have a kitchen fan that vents outdoors (I promise I’ll explain why this matters) and who like at least a little bit of whole grain in their bread, plus 2) photos of some of the steps they don’t show as clearly in the book. I’m still experimenting (always!), but I have a base recipe/approach that I like and that I think is good enough to share.

2018

I usually do a year-end post. That’s not happening in 2017. This year took so much from me, and from people I care about, that I refuse to write about it. But I’d like to write about 2018. Not “resolutions” so much as “plans and goals”—and maybe not even those…

Craftiness

I recently realized that I hadn’t written a post about crafts in quite some time. I never shared the glow-in-the-dark cross stitch I designed and made for my brother-in-law, which, even if I didn’t make anything else, would still be worth a post. And that was over a year ago.…