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49er Flapjacks

This is my attempt at replicating the crepe-style pancake called 49ers from the Original Pancake House. This has been the most popular recipe on the blog.

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Pizza Is Not a Food Group

Pizza Is Not a Food Group

But maybe it should be.  We like pizza, as do most people. Our favorite is Angelo & Vinci's in Fullerton, CA. A Z Pizza just opened up around the corner from our house. The Tuscan Mushroom is divine. However, as I've been on my bread making marathon lately,...

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Oven Safe Knobs

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On the Cooks Illustrated Forums, I came across a lively thread about the No-Knead Bread phenomenon that has been sweeping the country. In November of 2006, the New York Times ran an article and video about an ingenious method to make hearth bread at home easily. You...

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The Dough Also Rises

The Dough Also Rises

  I've been on this bread making kick lately. Blame Cooks Illustrated who had a two page spread last issue on bread making tips. They recommended stand mixers over hand kneading or bread machines. I have a bread machine. It works well, but is hard to store so is...

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