• Return of the Sourdough Bread

    I'm baking again! I'm super excited about it. I started a new sourdough starter shortly after we returned to San Diego, and last week I baked with it for the first time. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite

  • The end of the 2018 journey

    Now that we've been back in San Diego for a couple of weeks, I thought i would share a few reflections on our epic traveling year. It feels like we gone for a year, though it was really only 9 months.

  • Raspberry and Grape Cobbler

    My sweet tooth has made a comeback. I've decided to indulge myself for a while, as I'm nursing and need extra calories anyway. So I've been making and baking sweet things, buns and bars and pies. A

  • Yoghurt Bread

    I managed to bake again, for the first time since Storm was born. I've missed it! Unfortunately, my sourdough starter succumbed to the extreme neglect it had been subjected to, hidden there in the

  • The end of the pregnancy

    At the end of my last pregnancy post, I commented that since we were now at term with the pregnancy (this was at the end of week 37), there was now only the waiting left to do. As it turned out, we

  • Fig & Walnut Sourdough Loaf

    Now that I've started feeling comfortable with the basics of sourdough bread baking (and to think it was only a few short months back when I thought I would never be able to express this sentiment!),

  • Breadstick Baking

    I made breadsticks for the first time! I didn't think I would actually be successful in this endeavor, because I've struggled before with finding the balance between not yet crisp and

  • New Sourdough Starter and a Successful Bake

    Finally, there is  a sourdough success to write about! If you don't know why that warrants an exclamation mark, have a look over here. For the past several weeks, I've been nourishing a new starter,

  • Cheddar Oregano Twist Buns

    Too much time spent on the internet these days. Browsing recipes, food blogs, and pinterest has become an escape from the rest of the internet where terrible things are filling my feeds. These days

  • Everyday Bread with Sourdough Starter

    I've been taking a break from sourdough baking recently. It's a skill I so want to master, but I have been getting very limited motivational support from my past attempts at doing so. And being a