The tricky part comes when you quickly pick up your bubbly, sticky dough and place it in the pot without over-handling it.

The tricky part comes when you quickly pick up your bubbly, sticky dough and place it in the pot without over-handling it.

All the stuff I still don’t know

... it is true that we are all getting older. At some point along the way, we lost our virginity, but not really. Even in a later season of my life, when I have acquired a bit of wisdom, I know that I retain the trepidation and curiosity of a virgin. There are recipes I want to try, plants I want to cultivate, not to mention finally wrapping my head around going solar. I'm at my best when I share the knowledge I acquire along the way, in an effort to be helpful to my fellow virgins. Please feel free to contribute to making us all feel comfortable enough to learn some new tricks!

All the stuff I still don’t know

... it is true that we are all getting older. At some point along the way, we lost our virginity, but not really. Even in a later season of my life, when I have acquired a bit of wisdom, I know that I retain the trepidation and curiosity of a virgin. There are recipes I want to try, plants I want to cultivate, not to mention finally wrapping my head around going solar. I'm at my best when I share the knowledge I acquire along the way, in an effort to be helpful to my fellow virgins. Please feel free to contribute to making us all feel comfortable enough to learn some new tricks!

Learning the Forgotten Ways

Fermenting carrots and ginger, and sourdough starter ... What seems like a long time ago now, when I was a single mother of two, I had mastered a small repertoire of recipes and baking was not included. I was the stovetop queen of East Harlem. So after I moved to California and then got married... Continue Reading →

Learning the Forgotten Ways

Fermenting carrots and ginger, and sourdough starter ... What seems like a long time ago now, when I was a single mother of two, I had mastered a small repertoire of recipes and baking was not included. I was the stovetop queen of East Harlem. So after I moved to California and then got married... Continue Reading →

fresh bread

still warm and steamy with butter with honey with grape jelly with cheese with olive oil with peanut butter all by itself thin crust thick crust little hands big hands at fires brick ovens in kitchens dining rooms all reach for more. more of the grind and groan of flour more milking of cows and... Continue Reading →

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