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How to Bake Bread (Book Review)

How to Bake Bread

There are basically two types of chefs: culinary chefs and bakers. I'm not much of a baker, and I never have been. No cakes, cookies or scones for me. I prefer the messiness and quick gratification of grill and saute, chop and mash. But bread-baking is the one exception. I love baking bread. The transformation from flour and water to the staff of life is magical to me. So I was excited to hear that a colleague of mine was publishing a bread-baking book. Read more about How to Bake Bread (Book Review)

Cooking Food in a Tandoor Oven (Video)

Naan bread in a tandoor oven

Ever wonder how a tandoor oven works, and just how they bake naan bread and tandoori chicken in it? These videos show you how it's done.

Tandoor ovens have been around for a long time. Seven thousand-year-old remains of these cylindrical clay or brick cooking powerhouses have been found in the ruins of the Indus Valley civilization located in modern-day Pakistan. Read more about Cooking Food in a Tandoor Oven (Video)

How to Plan Your Spring Garden with Seed Catalogs

Garden in winter

My favorite week of the year is the week between Christmas and New Year's. No, it's not because of all the post-Christmas shopping specials. We don't do that out here on the prairie. It's because it's the week that my rural mailbox becomes inundated with bunches of garden and seed catalogs for the spring planting season. Read more about How to Plan Your Spring Garden with Seed Catalogs

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you did a graet job on making that food.it looks great.

This is best with Crisco!