Jesurgislac’s Journal

July 29, 2008

Tuesday Recipe Blogging: bread for breakfast

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I make my own bread. This wins me almost entirely undeserved admiration from many, especially when I admit (or confess) that I do not have a breadmaker. When you have limited kitchen space you learn to do without inessential gadgets, and a breadmaker (if you have a freezer) is very definitely inessential.

The key ingredients of making bread are flour, water, and yeast. Oil and salt aren’t key but the bread will taste much better.
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July 22, 2008

Tuesday Recipe Blogging: the Porridge Testimony

“Our principle is, and our practices have always been, to seek good Scottish oats and make porridge; to follow after rolled oats and abhor the steel-cut; seeking the good breakfast and doing that which tends to the porridge of all. We know that wars and fightings proceed from being denied breakfast, and so porridge avoids the occasion of war. The occasion of war, and war itself (wherein envious people who ate not porridge lust, kill, and desire to have men’s lives or breakfasts) ariseth from frustrated hunger. All bloody principles and practices, as to our own particulars, we utterly deny; with all outward wars and strife, and fightings with pans and recipes, for any end, or under any pretense whatsoever; this is our testimony to the whole world.
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