my best sourdough. so far.

For the very first time, I have made what I consider a perfect sourdough, in texture/crumb and taste. Visually, a bit unruly, but I was thrilled. Have made a batch since, and it was not as good. I think I know what I did wrong, and will test it again and post my findings.

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kcrw pie contest. 2015.

So, I finally decided (committed to) entering¬†KCRW’s¬†7th annual¬†Good Food Pie Contest¬†at the¬†Fowler Museum¬†at UCLA¬†on¬†Sunday, October 4th, 2015. We didn’t win, but it was fun as hell.

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Gift/swag bag for pie contest bakers.

First, I ordered (2) 10″ pie pans from amazon. Then I¬†signed up for the contest online, paying the $15 entrance fee (last day of registration, of course). I was committed.

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