Tag Archives: baker’s parchment

Question of the Century: Can Good Pizza Be Made at Home?

My mother often lied to me when I was a child. Not intentionally perhaps – oh OK, intentionally, but for my own good, from her perspective. Such as when she convinced my sister and I that the whole world ate … Continue reading

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Baker’s Secret # 3 – Location, Location, and Location

The location of which I speak here is the environment of your bread baking – in most cases, your oven. One of the earliest recognitions to occur to most home bakers is that their kitchen oven lacks a few characteristic … Continue reading

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Fresh Grain, Fresh Tricks

Although it has not been reflected in my recent posts here on Lost World, my discovery adventures with my new toy (a Wonder Mill grain grinder) have been continuing, and I’m learning all kinds of new things about working with … Continue reading

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Got Pears?

My internal blog clock is telling me that it’s time to get back to something baked!  And I’ve been saving up a choice goodie for you guys – a Pear Cranberry Streusel Muffin that’s as good as anything I’ve baked … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Post Thanksgiving Funk

I’d be willing to bet that I’m not alone with many of you who are getting over the hectic craziness of the Thanksgiving holidays – I use the plural because any holiday that begins on a Thursday in America, is … Continue reading

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