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lummi island wine tasting jan15 ’21

click on photos for larger images Bread This Week Pain au Levain – “Levain” is more familiat to Americans as sourdough. It’s made with a nice mix of bread flour and freshly milled whole wheat and rye flours. After building the sourdough over several days and then mixing the final dough the dough gets a […]

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lummi island wine tasting january 8 ’21

click on photos for larger images Bread is Back! Multi Grain-  Uses a preferment where a portion of the flour, water, salt & yeast is mixed and fermented overnight before mixing the final dough to begin the enzymatic activity and gluten development overnight in a cool environment. The next day it is mixed with bread […]

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lummi island wine tasting new year’s day 2021

click on photos for larger images A Toast to the Good Old Days Let’s face it, 2020 has been emotionally and economically challenging, an endurance test for most of the planet. Humankind enters 2021 with hope for a better world that brings the pandemic, climate change, inequality, and social division into peaceful integration– all very […]

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lummi island wine tasting dec 25 ’20

click on photos for larger images Bread Countdown  The whole year has been strange and stressful. Now here we are at Christmas Eve, just home from a “drop by” outdoor gathering on Mike and Diane’s back deck down the street. Lots of munchies, a bit of wine, beautiful view…and…brrrr…cold! Pat made some simple and delicious […]

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