Good Breads in the West

My good friends of Levain Artisan Breads finally opened up shop in Aguadilla. Good coffee, excellent croissants, danishes, sandwiches, baguettes, sourdough, brioche... Very excited for them! #levainartisanbreads

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Weekend Cooking Fun Continued: Black Bean Soup, Collard Greens, and More Bread

Whenever I start making bread I can't stop myself. There's no reason for me to have four loaves of bread in the house. Baking, especially bread, is a meditation. This second batch is organic whole wheat, and I used molasses instead of sugar or honey. The taste difference is amazing. Sweet and nutty with an …

Saturday bread

Wetter dough, less working, same flour and baking technique. I think I'll take Ian Crown's advice and use a sour starter. He thinks it has a different effect on the fermenting process, the yeast and bacteria create a perfect environment for creating longer strands of gluten. Something like that. Meanwhile, the grain in this batch …

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