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Pando Pan Loaf

Years ago I did sourdough for a spell but moved to other recipes, ending up at the no-knead school. All the talk about sourdough baking during the 2020-21 novel coronavirus-2019 pandemic, and pockets of time from working at home, led me to return. King Arthur Flour has been my touchstone on sourdough this time out, […]

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Musing on Muesli

This is for when you want a hot cereal that’s jazzed up but no extra trouble in the morning. That’s how I enjoy this muesli, at any rate. Muesli is, however, intended to be served cold, even though it’s mainly out-of-the-canister oats. Actually oatmeal, even the old-fashioned traditional sort, arrive in the grocery pre-cooked. Rolled […]

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Dough for Pizza

I’ve come to think about any dough can be made into pizza. A 10-14 oz. ball of bread dough will roll or press out to about 12 inches’ round, a conventional size that will feed 2-4 people, depending on the sides. “Will it be any good” is the question, and “all pizza is good” is […]

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Flapjacks or Flapjanes

Pancakes, hotcakes and the like are pretty much just another flatbread. But they mean breakfast maybe more than brunch and sweet usually not savory. These two low-fat vegan versions are not bland, either. Cakey Multigrain Pancakes Four servings 2 Tablespoons egg replacer powder OR ground flaxseed 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 cups plant milk 1 […]

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Snack on Vegan Schnecken

Yes, schnecken can be veganized. I wouldn’t be posting, but the sweet rolls were a hit at a party Christmas afternoon. The friends won’t know the pastries were animal free until they read this. The earlier recipe, in this Brick “Savor Schnecken Like a Snail,” was last updated a year ago, and it stands as […]

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Falling-Down Cake

“Falling-Down Cake” is my childhood name for Mom’s chocolate cake. Mom, as discussed previously, was a cook of post-War vintage, the Joy of Cooking, The New Settlement Cook Book and Thoughts for Buffets her references, with a handful of index cards copied from her BFF Isabel Marks. Her weeknight chocolate cake — the single pan […]