Monthly Archives: September 2010

September 27-28

Cleveland sports a familiar grey this morning, and I’m watching an infinitesimal drizzle from a downtown café. After an uncommonly sunny summer, the return of sluggish skies and disintegrating temperatures feels a little like a post-vacation let down.  The street … Continue reading

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Playing with Yeast

This was my first play-date with yeasted bread in a few years. I used a pretty basic recipe with pretty basic ingredients, kneading some cooked millet and ground roasted almonds into the dough before letting it rise. I think the … Continue reading

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There’s a sloping backyard on W. 11th street that’s strung up with chicken wire, dappled with old water barrels, and streaked with beds of hot peppers. Just over the footbridge that spans 490, this little patch of green abuts a … Continue reading

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Apple Bread, incarnation #1

This fall, with access to so many different varieties of apples (through the farm job) as well as a cafe-bakery kitchen (through the baking job), I want to build some recipes that banter with whatever variety I use. I want … Continue reading

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I wandered the farmer’s market at Shaker Square all summer, staying mostly on the side of the train tracks nearest Dewey’s Coffeehouse, weaving through crowds and visiting my usual vendors for lunchtime staples and the occasional seasonal fruit. Strawberries phased … Continue reading

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