Waste Not … Want Not (Save Space, Time and Money)

Watching the people around  our small community and their hustle and bustle, too busy lifestyles, makes me long for those yester years that were not all that long ago, yet seem to be forgotten.  I’m not sure exactly when people started making daily trips to the supermarket or worse the convenience store.  I remember shopping…

Mmmmm…Smell That Bread

Sourdough Baguettes After some experimentation to see how Sourdough reacts to certain conditions and techniques I’ve discovered that it seems to enjoy very little attention.  Again “less is more”. The hardest part of this process for me is to let Mother Nature do her job without my interference. I’m not good with idle hands. Here…

In The Beginning There Was Sourdough

I remember the smell of fresh baked bread on cold winter afternoons.  Mmmmmmmm.  The toasty kitchen warmed you on the outside and that heavenly smell warmed you on the inside. Ooooh… the rich and tangy aroma of sourdough drifting through the house.  I recently tried my hand at making a sourdough starter.  The process is…

Welcome To A Simpler Time!

The more time passes the more I come to realize that less is more and simple is simply the best.  I’m fortunate to come from an era where the wisdom of past generation was handed down with pride and folks were artisans of their crafts. There is a great sense of satisfaction in creating instead…