General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Back to baking bread

With the warm weather over the summer, spending time in a hot kitchen and baking bread for hours was low on my list of things to do. However, with the cooler temps of Fall approaching I decided to put my kneading hands and yeast knowledge to the test. I was spurred on by my friend […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Great British Baking Show

Netflix is continually updating its catalog, and recently they’ve been adding more seasons of the Great British Baking Show. My wife and I have watched a season of this before, and it’s one of the most delightful cooking shows I’ve ever seen. Thirteen contestants move through various baking challenges on their way to becoming the […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

A bread update

I’m baking a couple of simple loaves of white bread tonight, one of which will go with me to a retreat I’m attending this weekend. I’ve never attempted to get one of these done on a weeknight, so I was a bit concerned if I could actually get it done without going crazy. However, I’m […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Some bread baking

A couple weeks ago I decided to try my hand at baking bread. When I was much, much younger we were gifted a bread machine, but as young people we only used it once or twice and that was about it. I saw some pics on the twitter feed of Wil Wheaton of some of […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Cookies

This weekend I am running one of the aid stations for the Superior 100 trail race. One of the things I love about trail races is that the food is real food, not just gel based quick hit nutrients. I decided to bring something to add to the mix at my station, gingersnap cookies. I […]

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