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    Best Bread So Far!

    Yesterday I baked my best loaf of sourdough bread so far. I used King Arthur Flour’s recipe for Extra Tangy Sourdough Bread, which I started on Wednesday evening.

    I kneaded it using Sourdough Home’s Stretch and Fold technique.(Thanks to commenter Teresa C for tipping me off to that one!) I also oiled the . . . → Read More: Best Bread So Far!

    Pic And A Q

    I’m still under the gun today, I have a lot of knitting to talk to you about, but I want to wait until I can draw a breath and sit down and, you know, talk about it. TODAY IS NOT THAT DAY.

    Instead, here’s a Makoto picture! I realized that I completely forgot to . . . → Read More: Pic And A Q

    There goes Monday, zoom!

    I was startled to realize that it was 8PM already. The light was fading fast (that was my clue), and I had to go tuck the chickens in for the night. Then I came inside and of course it was too dark to take any pictures.

    I paged through the images folder on . . . → Read More: There goes Monday, zoom!

    Nummy Bread Friday

    (I shouldn’t joke – half the time when I title a post “X [day of the week]” it becomes a real thing, like Sims Sunday or the erstwhile Puppy Wednesday.)

    Loaf #3 turned out considerably better. It’s shaped a little oddly, because I baked it in a casserole dish.

    It has a great sourdough . . . → Read More: Nummy Bread Friday

    Pinching Off; A Loaf

    Evidently Cat Bordhi has an instruction in one of her knitting patterns that you should check the fit of your sock toe by trying it on. If it’s too big, “pinch off N stitches” meaning literally pinch the extra fabric with your fingers and see how many stitches you need to remove to get . . . → Read More: Pinching Off; A Loaf