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April 2012

Simply De-Vine

Why it is that your grocer wants to sell you on-the-vine tomatoes? Profit, profit, profit. One way to get the most bang out of your food budget is to be frugal at the store, and leaving the behind the stems of on-the-vine tomatoes is one way to do that. Read more →




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As frequent readers will know, I went to the King Arthur Flour "Artisan Baking at Home" class this past fall. Since then I have been working to make the best baguette possible in a home oven. After tweaking the KA method, and adjusting the recipe for Robin Hood unbleached white flour, I think I have gone about as far as... Read more →




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Pizzelle Puzzle

I have used self rising flour instead of all purpose flour for a pizzelle recipe that uses rum, orange extract, grated orange peel, unsalted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, flour and baking powder. What can I do to correct the taste before baking them? For those who haven't heard of them before, pizzelle are a Italian waffle cookie. They are cooked in an iron that impresses a lace pattern ... Read more →




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Just made King Arthur Flour's Braided Lemon Bread. Perfect first try! Makes a great treat for Easter Brunch. http://tinyurl.com/6mnsul8 If you have food or cooking questions, send them to Questions@KitchenSavvy.com Due to the volume of questions received, not all can be answered, nor can we guarantee we will answer questions immediately © Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward Read more →




Due to the volume of questions received, not all can be answered, nor can we guarantee we will answer questions immediately
© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward