Posts Tagged bread

Post Partum Baking Update

When I was pregnant with Hugh, I baked constantly.

Troubleshooting Discomfort

Zen wisdom states that nothing is permanent.

Nourishing Bread

When I went to bed last night, I inadvertently rubbed my arm and felt something crusty and scaly: leftover dough stuck to my body, clinging there despite repeated washing of hands.

Creating Cozy

Ever since returning from our October trip to Venice and Slovenia, I’ve been unable to stop baking.

San Francisco Sour(flour)

When Danny Gabriner first began baking bread, he gave away 1,000 loaves for free.

Squirreling Away Flavors

Bon Appetit recently published an entire spread on Sqirl, a restaurant in LA that writer Matt Duckor calls “the future of restaurant food”.

Baked with its Own Identity

Paola Smith is covered in flour and moving lithely hours before most Portlanders have sipped their first coveted cup of coffee.

A Non-Buckling Buckle

Throughout strawberry season – which lasts all summer in Oregon – our kitchen is rarely without a few tiny blue baskets of strawberries.

My Maui Food Memory

Along with visiting the Haleakala Crater and driving The Road to Hana, I planned another must-do for our trip to Maui: eating as much banana bread as possible.

A Quick & Filling Pastry

As soon as I saw the picture of these almond and jam pastries in the latest Sunset Magazine, I took immediate action.

Beet Brownies

These beet brownies were supposed to be my sneaky way of transforming a decadent treat into a partially ‘healthy’ snack.

A "No Bowl Left Clean" Coffee Cake

I first made this coffee cake last year, around the start of Fall.

Portland Larder?

When we lived in Brooklyn – which seems like at least a year ago, but in reality was a mere four months ago – I visited Brooklyn Larder three to four times a week.

An Energy Boost

I've come to rely on afternoon snack breaks.

Six Pints of Strawberries: Strawberry Shortbread

I love it when dishes take familiar taste combinations and present them in slightly altered ways.

Six Pints of Strawberries: Strawberry Bread

When I brought home six pints of strawberries, my vague ideas about what to do with them consisted mostly of what I didn't want to do with them.

“Portland-ing”

I tend to glance at the 10-day weather forecast more often than is healthy.

Memories of Summer: Ginger Peach Muffins

Smelling a ripe peach immediately brings to mind several food memories: summers on my parents' deck, eating the fruit as quickly as I could as it leaked all over my arm.

Pick a ‘Stache, any ‘Stache

When I was in the kitchen with Alison and Michael of Butter + Love, I watched the entire process of jam cookie creation.

Bran Muffin Convert

A quick search for "Super Natural Everyday Bran Muffins" yields multiple results.

Looks can be deceiving

These gingerbread people are a motley crew.

Welcoming Fall Flavors

While my closet moves confidently into Fall, my palate is less gung-ho.

The Best Blueberry Muffins?

I have a recipe binder that I'm slowly filling with interesting recipes I've clipped from magazines and newspapers.

Canned Pumpkin Problem

This past Fall, I acted like (some) people do before a big snowstorm and stocked up like I wouldn't be able to leave the apartment all winter.

Pistachio Obsessed

My love for pistachios is practically predestined.

The Foot Long Zucchini

Frankly, the size of this zucchini is intimidating.