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A children’s book recipe for “No-Bake Spice Cookies,” inspired by David Lynch’s DUNE

36 years after the release of David Lynch's film adaptation of Dune, that famous flop is still finding new ways to surprise me. Like this Dune Activity Book — not to be confused with the Dune Coloring Book, or the Dune Color and Activity Book, all of which were apparently released in a failed attempt ...

Pandemic Baking: I made bagels for passover

Nothing says ur-Passover in Pandemic Land like bagels.

I received a bag of artisan baking flour. I really wanted to test it out and baking unleavened crackers because of **** that happened a long time ago seems not to respect the gravity of our daily situation.

I have improved my bagel recipe over the old one, but ...

Pandemic sourdough: baking this loaf of bread made me so happy

Read the first post in our series on making your own sourdough starter and bread.

The third loaf of bread with my new-to-the-pandemic sourdough starter was a pleasure to bake.

Putting this loaf of bread together for its bulk rise was done in a pleasant couple minutes pause while preparing dinner for my parents. ...

Pandemic sourdough: the first loaf with my new starter

Click here to see the first post in this series on baking sourdough started from nothing but flour and water

Yesterday I fed my sourdough starter a bit later in the morning that I have been with the intent of putting up my first loaf of bread later in the afternoon.

The go-to loaf of bread ...

Baking through the pandemic: Sourdough starter day 2

Day 2 and my starter is looking really good!

After 24 hrs of sitting the ½ cup of water and ½ cup of Signature Select pre-sifted All-Purpose enriched and bleached flour looked like a blob of wet flour. I added another ½ cup of each, mixed it up and set it back on the counter.

24 hours ...

Make a sourdough starter to bake bread during the pandemic

Due to the pandemic bread was in short supply at my local market. I bought a bag of flour. Rather than using active yeast, however, I am starting a new sourdough starter. It is quite easy and takes some time, which I certainly have.

Starter Day 1: I put ¾ cup of bleached white AP flour ...

Holiday Baking Inspo: Corgi **** Bread

I love Corgis so much. This Japan-based bakery's corgi **** bread is something that I can really get behind.

Next time you're in Sapporo, stop by @utiwapanya bakery for some corgi ****, or another one of their cute breads.

他にも、こんな子達も作っております♪( *´ω`* )/ 是非とも飼いに来て下さいね♪人懐っこい子ばかりですよ~♪ pic.twitter.com/elqsPoLamT

— うちは、ぱんや。 (@utiwapanya) June 2, ...

Creeptastic eye pies

"Look into my pies"

Baker Lorraine Elliott has just the thing to bake this Halloween: creepy, vanilla-scented rhubarb "eye pies." A conversation with her friend Nina inspired them:

"I'm so hungry I'm going to eat someone's face off!" she said with madness in her eyes, while kneeling dangerously close to my face.

"How long have you been on ...