Author Archives: morgaineotm

love when a plan comes together

Was so excited about how well the GF pizza crust yesterday came out; how nicely the dough rose, decided to try making english style muffins today.  again, unmeasured sourdough starter, unmeasured GF flour with flax, warm water to give me … Continue reading

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I think I’ve got it!!

as previously stated, had given up on making GF sourdough bread, but we like the pizza crust.  The recipe for the bread made too much pizza crust though and had to give about half of it away.  So this morning … Continue reading

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not bread

While I’ve given up on the idea of making a good gluten free bread (either yeast or sourdough) , along the way discovered the recipe made a great pizza crust.  So this morning did exactly that.  We had one of … Continue reading

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welcome to the jungle!

For those of you who started following my bread making journey, this was originally intended to be an online gardening journal and just gets sidetracked now and then. . . the tomato plant on the west side of the house … Continue reading

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are you tired of bread yet?

this is a mix of sourdough and yeast bread with rye and white flour.  —– the longer you let a sourdough rise, the sourer it gets.  So if you don’t want a really really sour tasting bread, use yeast to … Continue reading

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Hot Hotter Hottest!!

Still hitting those over 100F temps every day.  Filling the Ollas and the self-watering containers daily.  Plants are big at this time of year and sucking up the water, especially in the greenhouse where its nearly 120F some days!! First … Continue reading

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its over!

What is likely my last attempt at making a Gluten Free sourdough bread.  have other  gf recipes for using sourdough starter, and can use it for making wheat bread.  makes a great pizza crust.  but bread?  has been a no … Continue reading

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GF sourdough bread, penultimate try

First, this is the gluten free sourdough bread recipe I’m using.  and now understand why so many GF bread recipes use eggs!!   Did everything right, know I did.  Step by step, SLOOOWWWLLLLYYYYY.  I’ve got one more thing to try and … Continue reading

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gardening update

This WAS intended to be a gardening journal, not a sourdough bread journal, although this year it has become more about baking bread than growing food.  Had purposely cut down the size of my garden this year as I dealt … Continue reading

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cooking in the greenhouse

yes, about 112F in the greenhouse yesterday afternoon.  Thankfully have self watering containers in there, but it was the end of their week, today was refill day.  two big winter squash plants and have set some fruit.  These plants will … Continue reading

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