This post comes from a Pinterest bread recipe that I mucked up last weekend. I learned about "proofing" the hard way. The "Proof" in Baking was a concept that I did not quite understand. For an impatient person, this is not something you want to mess with. My baking inspiration started when I found an awesome deal on a used Kitchen Aid mixer. I got it for $100 in good … [Read more...] about The “Proof” in Baking
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What is a Hot House Cucumber and why does it matter? I had a friend make us a wonderful pepper, cucumber,cheese and humus platter for super bowl last weekend. She had the prettiest cucumbers sliced and put on display to dip in a red pepper humus. The platter was a hit and left me craving more veggies and humus dip! So what's all the fuss over the cucumbers that she … [Read more...] about What is a Hot House Cucumber?