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Ah, the lovely, BAF task of picking thyme. Deliciously boring, I tell you how I do it.
I took an Excel test today to qualify for the next round of interviews for a position that requires “Advanced Excel Knowledge.”
I bombed that test, spectacularly.
I bought a new laptop the other day. After dropping way more than my budget on it, my first thought was about how to justify the purchase. The second? Well, it’s that I have to, at least, actually write. It’s a good thing I have my own little space on the web. Wait. My last… Continue reading Is This a New Leaf? Or, is This a New Shiny?
Okay, so here is where I stand with my starter after two months of struggling with it… This last attempt was with rye flour, and in the beginning I had a bunch of activity, but by the third feeding it looked dead. I have tried for a month now, and I have nothing to show… Continue reading I have to give up on Sourdough, for now…
We last left off where I made a starter, and named her Anna. Now Anna predictably gobbles up the fresh 50/50 mix I give her, and happily fluffers
I decided to get back into making sourdough following the excellent Tartine book, and we are already almost a week into my sourdough experience You can catch my progress from Day 01 to 03, Day 03, Day 4&5. I’ve been contemplating moving my refeed time to when I get home from work. The problem comes… Continue reading Bread Ain’t My Bitch Day 06: Perhaps We’re on the Right Track
I decided to get back into making sourdough following the excellent Tartine book. You can catch my progress in Day 01 to 03, Day 03. When I arrived home from work today, no action, just a film of water on top: So, according to the instructions in Tartine, I was to discard 80%, and start… Continue reading Bread Ain’t My Bitch Day 04 & 05: Already Troubleshooting
See the recap for the previous day(s). Okay, so I couldn’t wait the full seventy-two hours. (Three days.) I checked around the sixty-six hour mark. This is what I was presented with: It looked like a good sign. See those bubbles there? I thought they meant there was some activity. This is what it looked… Continue reading Bread Ain’t My Bitch Day 03: The Next Step