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A Basic Sourdough Recipe

I am often asked for a basic sourdough recipe. I am in so many ways I am reluctant to give a recipe because a recipe in itself does not guarantee a …

How (And Why) To Bake Your Own Artisanal Bread - Chowhound

The days of pre-sliced supermarket sandwich bread are long gone—now, crusty artisan loaves from local millers and bakers reign supreme. These hearty …

Baking

James O'Keefe caught trying to bribe protesters to riot at Trump inauguration

James O'Keefe is the Breitbart-affiliated fraudster and fake news pioneer who staged the hoax videos about Acorn and Planned Parenthood that …

Fizzy Ginger Cocktail With Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

Watermelon rind finds a new life as a tender-crisp cocktail garnish in this sparkling cocktail, while fresh ginger adds a little heat.<p><b>Read more: Sip Your Kitchen Scraps: Fizzy Ginger Cocktail With Pickled Watermelon Rind</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Pickled Watermelon Rind:</b>1 small watermelon, about 4 pounds1 …

How to Make the Most Flavorful Limeade, Summer's Best Drink

I'm a sucker for kids' lemonade stands by the side of the road, which I'm physically incapable of passing up. As a result, I spend most of my summer politely choking down some of the worst lemonade on the planet in support of my littlest neighbors (it's their childlike entrepreneurship that I find …

Code Style — The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Code Style¶<p>If you ask Python programmers what they like most about Python, they will often cite its high readability. Indeed, a high level of …

Classic Eggnog Recipe

A classic eggnog, made extra frothy and light with whipped egg whites. For a dozen variations on the classic, check out this post.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Why It Works<p>Whipping egg whites into a meringue makes for an extra-light and frothy eggnog.<br>• Beating the yolks until they're ribbony …

The Best Cheap Booze for Classic Holiday Cocktails

While December calls for splurging on a few pricey wines and liquors to be sipped and savored from your finest glassware, it's also a time when you should feel no shame in paying a little less for your booze. That's because large-batch cold-weather beverages get most of their rich flavor from their …

Easy Cocktails: 35 Simple, 3-Ingredient Drinks to Make at Home

It can be fun to watch a bartender carefully add a litany of ingredients to a mixing glass: layers of different spirits, unusual liqueurs, custom tinctures, bizarre bitters. A bar is a great place to get familiar with unusual bottles and sample drinks that take a more effort than just opening the …

Overwintering Chilli Plants

<b>Overwintering your chilli plants</b> <br>Our guide for overwintering chillies can be found here : …

Everything You Need to Know to Start Baking Awesome Bread

Hi everyone, and welcome to our brand new bread column. Think of this as a safe space, committed to talking about—and demystifying—your breads and doughs. It's a vast world with a whole lot of potential for experimentation, but the root of the problem is this: Yeast, mysterious and giving, seems to …

The Workhorse Loaf: Simple Crusty White Bread Recipe

This all-purpose bread recipe produces a crusty plain white loaf that's classic and delicious. The quantities given here yield two crusty hearth loaves with an open crumb, and is a great starting point for learning to bake bread at home.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Spraying the bread and keeping it …

Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

07/23/2018<p>SeaBird from SC<p>I had to write again and give this 5 stars. Thanks Annabelle...a little olive oil on parchment made grilling this crust so …

Dry Your Starter: Simple Insurance

There you are, going along making another batch of tasty sourdough bread, everything’s going peachy, the dough is in the oven baking, making the …

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls Recipe, Whats Cooking America

<b>1. Refrigerating or Freezing Unbaked Cinnamon Rolls:</b><p>At this point, the cinnamon rolls can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated overnight …

Reviving Dried Sourdough Starter

In a continuation of the “How To” on drying an active starter previously posted here, we’ll look at the steps to revive that starter. A few people …

BEER Design Overview [July 2014]

<b>Blender Extended Expressive Rendering</b> or <b>BEER</b> is a shader system specially designed to be able to produce limitless shader styles. Though its main …

How psychedelics are helping cancer patients fend off despair – Linda Marsa

On a bone-chilling morning in February last year, Nick Fernandez bundled up and took the subway from his Manhattan apartment to the Bluestone Center …

Coffee and its Effects on Feature Creep

Starting in mid-2004 and until the end of 2006, I worked at a small DNS and DHCP software company called Nominum. These days Nominum offers both …

Managing Animation Pipelines

Introduction:Bart from Blendernation is collecting information for ‘Redcurrant’ – a project about doing pipeline and asset management for Gooseberry. …

Software Development

Our Daily Bread: Whole Grain, No-Knead Sourdough

I bake bread just about everyday, an no-knead sourdough bread is doubtlessly our favorite. Not only for its simplicity, but also for its beautiful …

Baking

Sourdough Crumpets with Natural Starter Recipe | Chocolate & Zucchini

Place the starter in a large bowl, about 1 liter (1 quart) in capacity. Add the sugar and salt, and whisk to combine.<p>Place a lightly oiled skillet …

Bread Baking: Starter-Along Sourdough Bread Recipe

If you've been following along with the Starter-Along series on Slice, you have a starter at 100 percent hydration in a jar, and you've harvested 4 ounces of that starter around Day 9.<p><b>Tips on Making this Recipe...</b><br>by hand-kneading »<br>in a stand mixer »<br>with a food processor »<p>At that point, we added 2 …

Bread Baking: Sourdough Waffles Recipe

That sourdough starter you have bubbling away has more uses than just for bread, you know. How about some waffles?<p>Remember those wonderful mornings when Mom would fire up the waffle maker, and breakfast would be waffles dripping with butter and syrup, and maybe a side of bacon or sausages? <b>Yeah, I</b> …