Ok, the quart of afternoon iced tea, after the quart of cold morning coffee, was a tactical error. It didn't seem so at the time, somewhere on the hot and sticky downslope of a long day of baking. In fact, at the time it seemed like not only a good idea but a necessary one. But that was when I was standing. When I was lying in bed, hours later, my mind still spinning and spinning on nothing in particular, I realized that I'd misjudged my dosage.
This is my round-about way of saying that while my hands yesterday were insightful and decisive, my head this morning is empty. The bread is on point. The croissants might just be my best yet. For now, I'm going to have to let them do the talking.
Red & White, Mountain Rye, Vollkornbrot, Country Rye
Bittersweet Chocolate and Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies
Blackberry and Peach Danish
Oats & Honey
See you soon!
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(I’m introducing a new postscript to my weekly newsletter with the best of what I’ve read or listened to in the past week(ish). As with most of what I write here, this is only tangentially connected to baking, in that I listen to dozens of hours of podcasts and audiobooks every week to turn off the anxiety-inducing white roar of the commissary kitchen, and for the pure pleasure of having someone tell me stories.)
The newest Radiotopia podcast, Ways of Hearing, explores how the digital age has reshaped our soundscapes. Episode 1: how the shift from analog to digital changed recorded sound. It is fascinating.