Look at this! After a January so warm the crocuses are up, the kale is bolting in the garden, and across the driveway, the neighbors’ quince is flowering pink*, it’s snowing in February. Tuesday, perhaps, when I’m biking to the bakery through the predawn dark on icy roads, pursued by marauding cars, I’ll wish for rain, but today being Sunday, I’m giddy as a kid on a snow day. What a perfect day to drink tea and read my (self-assigned) homework. Later, if I’m lucky, there will be enough snow to go skiing!
Happy snow day. Stay warm!
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THIS WEEK's WEDNESDAY BREAD
Order by Sunday night to pick up Wednesday, Feb 6
Red & White
Baker's Choice: Farmer's Bread 2.0 - a rye & wheat boule with a little fennel, caraway, and blue fenugreek. I'm still tweaking the recipe. Critiques of last week's loaf welcome!
NEXT WEEK's WEDNESDAY BREAD
Order this week for pickup Wednesday, Feb 13
Red & White
Baker's Choice: Tinned Rye with Raisins & Walnuts
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Order ONLINE and pickup on Wednesdays from:
Downtown: Cafe Velo, 120 Prospect, 9am - 7pm
Fairhaven: Shirlee Bird Cafe, 1200 Harris, 7:30am - 5pm
Birchwood: the front step, 8am - 8pm
* I know, from searching my past newsletters, most written at this same table, that two winters ago that quince didn’t flower till April.
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