3 Loaves: Levain, at Last!

May 12, 2010 • 1 Comment

Inspired by William Alexander‘s new book 52 LOAVES, One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning and a Perfect Crust, I am in my third week of learning how to bake bread from a natural starter,…

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May 5, 2010

2 Loaves? Or 1/2 of a starter, at least

2 Comments May 5, 2010 • 2 Comments

It is week two in my month-long quest to bake the “perfect” loaf of bread, inspired by William Alexander’s new book 52 Loaves. (Ok, so it doesn’t have to be perfect. . . yet. I’ll…

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April 27, 2010

1 Loaf: Starter and Getting Started

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I once tried to bake my own bread. I had a shiny new red KitchenAid and a “simple recipe” in hand. I was on a mission to save money, avoid preservatives, and in general become…

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December 8, 2009

Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

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Don’t want to give Dad a pair of GoldToe socks again this year? We don’t blame you. That’s why no matter who’s on your list, Algonquin has the perfect gift…
For Her

Going Away Shoes…

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