Is that a Poolish, a Biga, or a Levain?

If you know what I’m talking about, then you know what my latest obsession is.  And although I’ve been sick the past few days, I’ve still managed to spend some time honing my skills.  I discovered Flour Water Salt Yeast (FWSY), The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza, by Ken Forkish, during my last Barnes…

My Mom, My Dear Friend

Dedicated to my mother ~ Glenda Brown Crawford ~ Happy Birthday Mom!!!   She’s one of a kind Loyal and true The first one I call When I’m feeling blue   She’ll give me a… Source: My Mom, My Dear Friend

Cauliflower – Who Knew?

Do you like cauliflower?  You know, the homely cousin to broccoli that’s white and bland and boring?  In case you can’t tell, I’m not a big fan. Well, I recently purchased Ina Garten’s “How Easy Is That?” cookbook.  Yes, I bought another cookbook, but who’s counting…just please don’t tell my husband.  Anyways, when I came across this recipe for Garlic Roasted Cauliflower, I…

Of desired things…

Originally posted on Blogonomy:
Desiderata  by Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant;…

God’s Greatest Gift

Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.  Luke 2:11 The true meaning of Christmas…celebrating the birth of Christ.  An event that occurred over two thousand years ago and changed the course of all mankind.  May we never forget the significance of that day. Merry Christmas!

One More Chance

Oh, that I had But one more chance To brave the world With star-eyed wonder To feel the breadth of time Skipping lazily Loitering about To hear the waves rush in Again and again Lost in time Weary from play Deep in thought Of daffodils and nursery rhymes Oh, that I had But one more…