Eighth of an Acre Bounty

Random thoughts and anecdotes on cooking, critters, gardening and life on our small city lot.

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Entries Tagged as 'Baking'

Saving the summer (and a green tomato recipe)

October 9th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Laura over at (Not so) Urban Hennery posted a pantry expose a few days ago that got me thinking. I dropped out of regularly posting for Independence days and have yet to do a full assessment of what we’ve managed to get from the garden this year. Now I don’t even have a pantry to [...]

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Tags: Baking · Cooking · Independence Days · Local Food

Bread Boxes

August 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’ve been having a hell of a time getting my sourdough to rise in a decent amount of time. I am working with 100% wild yeasts, captured from the beautiful Skyway wind or already present in the starter flour. This recipe being my first real attempt at naturally leavened bread, at first I thought this [...]

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Baking

March 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

So, long after setting this up and dreaming about daily posts I am finally getting around to actually doing it. The threat of rain and saturated soil has kept me from the garden this weekend so I’m cooking (or baking, as the case may be). We exhausted our supply of bread within the past [...]

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Tags: Baking