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Posts from ‘February, 2010’


Restarted the sourdough starter using 100g brown rice flour and 100g room temperature Brita’d water.  I’ve been tossing half of it and feeding it 50g each of flour and water ever day for the past three or four days, and was a little worried yesterday that it hadn’t started bubbling yet. But today?  SUCCESS!!!  It’s […]

Onion bread (sort of)

I made “onion bread” from the second section of the gluten free crusty boule dough I made the other day (the other two sections are in the freezer).  Since I didn’t have an onion in the house, I rehydrated some dried minced onion I had in the cabinet in warm water for about an hour […]

Sourdough starter, take 2

The first sourdough starter just wasn’t smelling any better at all, so I’ve restarted it, this time using less volume.  I’ll keep it smaller than the recipe I found recommended, as I think it was getting a little out of hand (and also expensive, since brown rice flour isn’t cheap!). I, well, started the starter […]

Hooray for fresh, local food!

I can’t deny it anymore: I’m pretty much a hippie. I’m ok with that. Seeing as we live in an apartment in the most densely populated community in New England, we won’t be growing a garden anytime soon.  So we’ve done the next best thing: joined CSAs. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and is […]

Another sourdough starter update

We walked into the apartment and immediately thought the cat had explosive diarrhea.  Turns out it was the sourdough starter.  Yeesh.  (I know, you were thinking you’d have a nice read of a food blog, and now I’ve just ensured that you’re no longer hungry. Think of it as a weight loss program.  You’re welcome!) […]

Sourdough starter update

So, an update on the sourdough starter: Well, it’s definitely bubbling.   It roughly doubled in size yesterday. That said, it smells TERRIBLE.  Seriously, it’s just awful.  It went from smelling like wet flour to wet dog.  From there it took a turn to Jersey Turnpike rest stop toilet, before finally settling on fresh vomit today. […]

Sourdough starter

It’s been ridiculously difficult to find information about gluten-free sourdough starters on the web.  I’m not sure why, but I was researching this for a while before diving in. I found one recipe at Ginger Lemon Girl, which seemed easy enough that the only thing I’d lose if it didn’t work was a couple of […]

Bread and crepes

I was a busy little bee today.  It was a lazy Saturday, so I took the opportunity to do a bit of baking. I decided to make another batch of the Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day Gluten-Free Crusty Boule, since I neglected the first batch in the fridge and had to throw out […]

Chicken salad, yum!

I’ve been making chicken salad a lot recently.  It’s so easy to make, yet it’s such a great and versatile food.  We’ve had it as a main course, on sandwiches, and in savory crepes.  And you can make it in just about any variety you desire. The basic recipe is to take some cooked (and […]