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    Challah

    I just posted a series of making a Challah from George Greenstein’s “Secrets of a Jewish Baker.” I made the dough, then used Maggie Glezer’s technique to do a four-bread wreath Challah. Her book, “A Blessing of Bread,” made it all pretty clear.

    This is a wonderful bread, worth every bit of the trouble of [...]

    A Tale of Two Measurements

    I recently had the importance of measurements brought home to me in two unrelated events.

    The first was a poster on a discussion board I frequent. He had made a bread and it had turned out to have a thick, whitish crust and to be really icky. I posted a few comments and asked some [...]