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Whitley’s Pancakes (Cream Cakes...

Whitley’s Pancakes (Cream Cakes)

Okay so I did something amazing this morning. I made up a formula for pancakes that will be my go to formula from now on. My son asked me to name them after him and my daughter, who won’t eat pancakes, helped herself to a full plate after tasting a bite. She said, “How did […]

Kneading Conference West 2012 Part II

Kneading Conference West 2012 Part II

Kneading Conference West is a three day event held in September at the Washington State University Extension and Research facility in Mt. Vernon. It brings  together bakers, plant breeders, millers, brewers and even oven builders, all with some connection to grain.

Kneading Conference West 2012 Part I

Kneading Conference West 2012 Part I

Kneading Conference West (Sept 13, 14 and 15) 2012 was a terrific success. I had the privilege of attending for the second year in a row and I am really glad I did. The Kneading Conference  is held in the beautiful Skagit Valley in Mt Vernon, Wa at

Cinnamon Rolls, Pita Pockets, Pizza d...

Cinnamon Rolls, Pita Pockets, Pizza dough, Soft White Bread, Rolls….

San Juan Island area is a beautiful place to live. The locals are very friendly, it has been fun to meet new people. I attended a transportation meeting to see about road safety and bike trails. I joined a prayer group from the church I attend and I was able to help out at the […]

Sourdough Christmas Wreaths

Sourdough Christmas Wreaths

  Here is a neat shaping technique for dough that will enable you to end up with beautiful Christmas wreaths to give for gifts or showcase your buffet table. You can follow any recipe that will produce about 1.5 lbs of dough, as each wreath is 1.5 lbs each. You can also use any filling […]

Sourdough Sweet Potato Muffins

Sourdough Sweet Potato Muffins

  It’s that time of year where baking of squash, sweet potaoes (and/or yams) and other such autumn treats are pretty standard fare, especially around Thanksgiving. This recipe features leftover baked sweet potatoes baked up into muffins. You can substitute any veggie with a similar texture such as those mentioned above. I like using up […]

Griddled Sourdough English Muffins

Griddled Sourdough English Muffins

I have had an interesting week. I received my CPR certification yesterday. It was an interesting class to attend. We also received lunch and a nice first aid kit. This class was sponsored by the Shoalwater Bay Tribe. They are very helpful and active in our local community.  We are lucky to have them as […]

Sourdough Pumpkin Pudding????!!!!

Sourdough Pumpkin Pudding????!!!!

Yes! And very delicious! Smooth, creamy, yummy! It isn’t all that strange once you remember that many old fashioned pudding recipes were made with a starch or flour thickener.

Sourdough Soft Pretzels

Sourdough Soft Pretzels

My dear friend, Ann Davidson, hinted that she really would like some of those sourdough pretzels that I had mentioned before.  So, with that thought germinating in my mind for about a month, I finally decided to make some.

Sourdough Soft Wheat Rolls

Sourdough Soft Wheat Rolls

Remember how I spent some time trying to get a good soft crumb with sweet sourdough? Well I applied that same science to getting a nice soft wheat roll. The secret is adding some sour cream. Yes, you can add potatoes and that works too but the outcome is a bit heavier than the sour […]

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