Babcia’s Bread experiment, part 2; the beginning

Photo heavy post ahead. ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay, here it is! My very first attempt at slowly recreating my grandmother's bread, with her use of "old dough" yeast that she kept stored in flour in between baking day. (Part 1: the story) The first goal is to create the bread dough yeast starter, and for that, I … Continue reading Babcia’s Bread experiment, part 2; the beginning

Babcia’s Bread Experiment, part 1: the story

I may have mentioned in past posts, about my mother's memories of bread baking in pre-WWII Poland. I was fascinated by what she could tell me. With no commercial yeast available, I had thought my Babcia (grandmother) had used a sort of sourdough. I know my father remembers this; a portion of the bread dough … Continue reading Babcia’s Bread Experiment, part 1: the story

Clean Up: Old Kitchen – getting started

Today's plans ended up changing a bit.ย  (photo heavy post ahead! ๐Ÿ™‚ ) Originally, the only thing on the schedule for today was a medical appointment for my husband in the morning, so that was a drive into town.ย  After we got back, my daughters and I talked about plans to head into the city … Continue reading Clean Up: Old Kitchen – getting started