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February 6th, 2019

Ligurian kale, chard, and potato torta from The Book of Kale: The Easy-to-Grow Superfood 80+ Recipes

A nice vegetarian meal. I added some extra cheese and I didn't use the chard. Instead I put in more kale. Baked 35 minutes at 400 convection. Would make a nice lunch for guests. read more >


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Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results At Home

By The Editors at America's Test Kitchen
America's Test Kitchen - 2016

2nd May 2018

Rustic wheatberry bread : page 66

Very good bread but with a few caveats. This is a high hydration bread (I calculated 79% hydration), and as such I found it a bit too wet and had to add extra flour. I'd say this is a recipe for bakers with some bread baking experience, since handling wet dough can be tricky. The resulting baked loaf tasted really good and had an excellent structure so I may make this one again. I loved the technique of soaking and grinding the whole wheatberries. This recipe is available online.

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