Baking Powder Bread

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Preheat Oven: 400°F – 204°C Makes 1 – 8” Round Loaf 3 c. Whole Wheat Flour 750 ml 1 tbsp Baking Powder 15 ml ½ tsp Salt 2.5 ml 1 tbsp Sugar 15 ml 1½ c. Water 375 ml ¼ c. Oil 60 ml 1 tsp Oregano …

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Sourdough Skillet Bread

Prep Time: 15 minutes Rest Time:  1 day Bake Time: 25-30 minutes Preheat Oven: 400°F – 207°C Makes 2 Large Round Loaves 1 c. Sourdough Starter 250 ml 7 c. Unbleached Flour 1.75 l 2½ c. Hot Water 625 ml 2 tbsp Honey 30 ml ¼ c. Light Tasting Oil 60 ml 1 tsp Baking …

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Sourdough Bran Muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes Rest Time:  1 day Bake Time: 20 minutes Preheat Oven: 400°F – 204°C Makes 12 Muffins 2 c. Sourdough Starter 500 ml 1½ c. Oat or Wheat Bran 375 ml 1 c. Flour 250 ml 2   Eggs     ½ c. Honey 125 ml ½ c. Light Tasting Oil or …

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Sourdough Bread Loaves

Prep Time: 10 minutes Rest Time:  1 day Cook Time: 35 minutes Preheat Oven: 350°F – 177°C Makes 2 Loaves ½ c. Sourdough Starter 125 ml 3 c. Unbleached Flour 750 ml 1 c. Milk 250 ml 1 tbsp Honey 15 ml 1 tsp Baking Soda 5 ml ¾ tsp Salt 3.75 ml 2 tbsp …

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Sourdough Starter

I have tried many Sourdough Starter recipes and have found them impractical and ineffective. The Starter, if it is created at all, is generally weak, or it spoils before achieving functionality at all. Throwing out half of the Starter is wasteful. This recipe has the starter available for use in an extremely short time and …

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There are some wonderful studies that show eggshell calcium to be the best and most bio available calcium available.  I find it very interesting to see people giving the recommended recipes for getting the calcium as crushed eggshells in lemon juice.  They also say that this tastes quiet ‘pleasant’.  I have tried the eggshell and …

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I was amazed the other day watching a commercial claim that, ‘cloth dishcloths only push messes around, one needs a paper towel to truly clean up a mess.’  Are you kidding me?  This might be true if the dish cloth were dry, or soaked, but if it was wet with hot soapy water and wrung …

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Watching the news the other night, we hear that China is stockpiling food, corn at the moment.  There was already a shortfall due to the pressures for plant based bio fuel and the absolutely crazy weather over the last couple of years.  Supply and demand; rule one of a capitalistic society.  Corn is an ingredient …

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What an amazing entity.  Beyond a cup of coffee or tea, beyond cooking, the simplicity of boiling water. People spend a fortune on chemicals to rid themselves of the weeds and grass that grows between the cracks of sidewalks, driveways, patios.  Pulling the weeds and grass is very difficult and does not necessarily get the …

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There is so much going on in the world and so much to talk about. So, let’s talk about the environment and climate change. Let’s talk about gardening and edible landscaping. Let’s talk about products and reviews of products. Let’s talk about dogs. Let’s talk about natural healing choices. Let’s talk about cooking and recipes. …

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