Hello Everyone! I’ve had a lot of interest in my new course and am excited for this Friday to arrive. Friday morning I will be sending out the Pre-Launch notice to all of the people on my Early Bird list. Not only do they get early entrance to my new course, “Learn to Bake Classic Bread, […]
Let’s talk about…. BAKER’S PERCENT This post is also about Baker’s Percent. In my new course I have a lecture on Baker’s Percent and I thought it might help everyone so here it is: Baker’s percent can be a difficult concept for those who are new to it. Baker’s use this method because it is easy […]
SUPER GIVEAWAY!! WIN a Brod & Taylor Bread Proofer (it also makes great yogurt and melted chocolates). To celebrate the launch of my second baking course, “Learn to Bake Classic Breads, Artisan Sourdough,” on August 28th, I will be hosting a super giveaway!
I have been called the queen of blisters…. ha ha ha! I love it! Now if you are from those countries where bread crust blisters are considered a fault, then go off and hide in the corner because this post isn’t for you. Here in the USA we love blistered crust,
I’ve been working off and on with my Brod and Taylor dough proofer as I put together my courses. I’ve added the new optional second shelf to extend my use of the proofer. I’ve used this proofer since it first came out in and was actually a beta tester for the company. I jumped right […]
I’ve been asked for quite a while to show how to turn off the “auto turn off” and also how to use the baker’s percent key for the KD8000. I made two videos because the one I was going to make was just too long, so I split it in two. In this video I […]
Please read to the bottom of the post to see the winner of the secret contest. I wanted to talk about baking tips and hacks. People often ask me questions about baking and when I’m done talking to them, I realize that a list of baking hacks/tips would be great. Maybe you will put your […]
I would like to give a shout out to a new web site! My friend and terrific baker, Barbara Elisi has a wonderful new bread site that you must check out. It is called Bread and Companatico. She has brought together several professional bakers as regular contributors, such as
I was asked to add a baguette formula and “how-to videos” to my new Udemy Course. It took me a few weeks to work out a formula I liked. I did four different iterations but was unhappy with the outcome until the last experiment. Then I hit pay dirt! The taste is beyond fantastic!
I had a lot of fun coming up with this formula for 100% hydration 100% whole wheat sourdough bread. It was really easy actually. I used Bob’s Red Mill Organic Whole Wheat flour and made up a 100% hydration dough, enough to make two loaves. This was in response to a student in my class […]