Un-Boxing and Demo – Kitchen Aid Mixer 6000 HD Professional

I received my new Kitchen Aid Mixer in the mail. I un-boxed it on video so you can all see what it looks like and how it works. Amazon had a one day sale and I got it for almost half price. It’s the one horsepower motor mixer and I really like it. Without further ado, here it is: Continue reading

Playing Around With Gluten Free Bread Baking

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I have a neighbor who has to eat gluten free so I told him I would play around with the gluten free flour available in the regular grocery stores. I did not use sourdough, I used commercial yeast and had to go buy some at the store. It was a it weird but I wanted to get a good loaf first and then experiment making it with sourdough later. So this is my first test:Continue reading

75% Hydration, Easy Autumn White Sourdough Bread

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I’ve been having fun with some higher hydration loaves. This particular formula is easy because it uses up a lot of your sourdough starter and the high inoculation rate of starter in the dough is like a built in autolyse. After all, what did you think the sourdough starter was doing while you slept? Continue reading

Playing Around with Teff Flour for Teff Bread

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I was able to pick up some Teff flour on discount at the store. The flour is still fresh, so I think the store just wanted to discontinue it. Which means I’ll have to find it elsewhere when I need to purchase some more.

According to the internet, Teff is a seed not a grain and if that leaves you scratching your head, read here: Difference between Seeds and Grains. That is not the only article, just Google it for more information, it is quite fascinating actually.
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Sourdough Baking Techniques 3 – Assorted Baking Techniques

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This is the third and last post in a series where I put together some collections of Sourdough Baking Technique videos. This post will cover Assorted Baking Techniques.  I thought it would be a good idea to have a list of videos and resources  in one post so that you can bookmark it or share it with a new baker. However, one post would be too long, so I am breaking it up into three posts. Continue reading

Sourdough Baking Techniques 2 – Baking Equipment Ideas

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This is the second post in a series where I put together some collections of Sourdough Baking Technique videos. This post will cover Baking Equipment Ideas.  I thought it would be a good idea to have a list of videos and resources  in one post so that you can bookmark it or share it with a new baker. However, one post would be too long, so I am breaking it up into three posts. Continue reading

Sourdough Baking Techniques 1 – The Dough

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Here are a collection of  Sourdough Baking Technique videos about “The Dough,”  all in one place. I thought it would be a good idea to have a list of videos and resources for baking techniques in one post so that you can bookmark it or share it with a new baker. However, one post would be too long, so I am breaking it up into three posts. This post will deal with techniques for The Dough. I will do a second post for Baking Equipment Ideas and a third post for Assorted Baking Techniques.Continue reading