Crackers! Homemade Knäkebröd aka Swedish Hardtack

  Second cracker attempt made for the Daring Bakers july challenge Ingrediants: 1 pkg (5,5g) instant dry yeast corse salt 2 cups rye flour 1 cup T65 wheat flour 2 Tbs honey 1 cup milk spices (cumin, caraway, fennel, coriander,...) Method: I) Disolve the yeast in the milk. Set aside to proof itself. II) After 5min when the yeast has foamed up, add the honey. III) Stir in the flours and salt, 1 cup at a time. IV) Dump onto your workboard and knead together. V) Make a ball and place in a bowl and cover... [Lire la suite]
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Crackers! Homemade "Cheeze Its"

    I love crackers. Among store bought crackers my favorits are beyond any doubt : Cheeze its. I mean I have my dad send them all the way to France and then I hord them as a very special treat. Now anyone that knows me and my "all homemade food with no wierd ingrediants" obsession will find this to be a bit of a contradiction. And it is. Nobody's perfect certainly not me. BUT when Dana McFarlane challenged us to make crackers for this month's edition of Daring Bakers I decided it was about time I rolled up my sleaves... [Lire la suite]
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This month I made Challah breads for the may edition of the Daring Bakers Challenge. They were definetly yummy but the recipe yeilded way to much for just the two of us, I would suggest that you cut the portions in half since this recipe made 3 loafs!!  Ingredients: 31g fresh yeast 1 cup of warm water 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1/2 cup of  butter 2 tea of salt 4 cups of white flour 2 cups of whole wheat flour 1/2 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of honey, my little personnal touch 3 eggs Additional flour for kneading and 1... [Lire la suite]
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Easy and Delicious Quick Breads

Rasberry, Almond and Yogurt Loaf: This recipe was adapted from the Joy of Cooking, it stays very close to the original recipe I just added a few personnal touches. Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl: - 2 cups flour (T65) - 1 tbs baking powder - 1/2 tea salt   In another bowl beat: - 2 eggs - 1 cup milk/ yogurt - 2/3 cup sugar - 100g melted butter - 1/2 tea vanilla - 1/4 tea almond essence   Swiftly mix the dry and wet ingrediants, don't over mix!   Pour into a loaf pan, then top with: -1 cup... [Lire la suite]
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Sourdough Bread

I'm very happy about this experiment! I've been wanting to make my own sourdough starter fro quite some time now but I never had the nerve to go through with it. Thanks to Jessica from My Recipe Projet I've dived off the deep end into sourdough world. Let's see if I can get anybody else to join the club? So first of all let be say that this may be long but it's not hard. Basically all you have to do is mix water and flour and let magic do the rest. I was very pleased to see that even if it's very cold in our house I... [Lire la suite]
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Freash, Fluffy, French: Croissants

15H56 No matter how exited I'm for a Daring Bakers Challenge I'm always late! I mean really... croissants!! I love them, I should have tried making them as soon as the dare was up. But excuse after excuse has lead me to today, the day my post should be up, swearing with my hands covered with flour...and the rest of me too. As if one last minute dare was not enough I decided to do two: Sarah' recipe and one from the blog Foodbeam written by Fanny, a  recipe I've been wanting to try for quite some time now. Now you're... [Lire la suite]
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Split pea spread

Boil 1 1/2 cups of dried split peas until cooked. Drain and set aside.Sauté up 1 chopped up onion, 1/3 cup dried shallots and 1 1/2 cups diced mushrooms (this is a good recipe to use those stringy stems...)Blend all the ingredients up in your food processor with a little olive oil.Then stir in 1/2 cup of brewer's yeast and some salt and pepper.   Serve spread on crackers as an appetizer, on toast for breakfast, in a sandwich or add to sauces to give a nice creamy texture and a boost of flavor!   En Français... Pâte... [Lire la suite]
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Quesadillas croustillantes au crème d'haricots blancs et vache qui rit

Crème d'haricots blancs:-1/2 bocal d'haricots blancs-1/2 onion-2 petits piments rouges fraisPrécuire l'onion haché 2min au micro-ondes. Mixer tous les ingredients, pour obtenir une purée bien crèmeuse. Préchauffer une poêle avec une noisette d'huile. Faites dorer une tortilla (galette de blé mexicaine) sur une face, posez-là sur une deuxième galette dont vous ne grillez qu'une seule face aussi. Hors feu retourner la deuxième galette et disposez-sur la face doré du gouda jeune rapé, 2 cuillères à soupe de... [Lire la suite]
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Preheat the oven to 210°C Mix : 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup  5 cereal flakes 1/2 cup germe de blé 1/2 cup  flocons de quinoa 1/3 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup pumkin seeds 1/3 cup almond slivers 1/3 cup shreaded coconut 1/2 tea salt Heat in a baking  pan : 1/2 cup vegtable oil 1/3 cup corn syrup 1 tea vanilla extract Mix in the dry mixture. Bake for 15min string from time to time. Press down the mixture. Let it cool . Brake down into bite size lumps. Store in an airtight... [Lire la suite]
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