Therefore SUMMER CONTINUES is the theme of today's post.
It's HOT OUTSIDE.
It's HOT INSIDE.
But that's mostly because I'm BAKING up a storm. (yummy details below)
WHILE I'M BAKING…
I'm enjoying the writings of KATE WILHELM, and in particular, The PRICE of SILENCE.
As per my recent readings, this is an audiobook, by Blackstone Audio, narrated by Anna Fields. I'm very impressed with the range of voices Ms. Fields brings to this story.
Out of 32 Chapters, I'm at the Chapter 7 mark and thoroughly gripped as the suspense builds. Click on this LINK if you're interested in reading the writeup by Booklist.
The book that got me hooked on Kate Wilhelm's writing is called The Deepest Water - now, that was a very good book. Again, I listened to it, but it can be had as a "real" book.
As my SUMMER CONTINUES I have been experimenting in my kitchen… with GRAIN FREE baking. (I listen to my book while I bake - clever use of time, eh!)
I'm baking with COCONUT FLOUR and I must say - IT IS AMAZING - TASTES GREAT TOO.
Here's the recipe for GRAIN AND NUT FREE BREAD that I have be using.
STOP RIGHT THERE - BEFORE YOU CLICK THE LINK…
I tried this recipe as outlined - lots of steps - but it turned out fantastic.
The second time, I was rushed for time, and DID NOT whip the egg whites. Instead I beat (with electric hand beater) the eggs, white and yoke, as one.
I then added all the ingredients, EXCEPT the psyllium husk powder and apple cider vinegar, and again beat the mixture on high for about a minute.
I added the psyllium and apple cider vinegar last and beat again.
Tossed it all in my glass loaf pan, lined on the bottom with parchment paper and baked it.
IT WAS WICKEDLY AWESOME AND EVEN FLUFFIER THAN THE FIRST. (I shared this info with the author of the recipe in her comment area.)
Since then I've made about six loaves my way - they've all turned out perfect.
Today, I played around and added 1 extra tbsp. butter, and 1 extra 1/2 tsp of lemon juice.
Oh, today, but the way, was the first time I tried the lemon juice instead of the cider vinegar.
|AFTER BAKING - yummy.|
So… there you have it. A great recipe for a GRAIN AND NUT FREE BREAD.
What have you been doing as this SUMMER CONTINUES?
BAKING or READING… or BOTH?
Or SOMETHING ELSE - say FISHING perhaps?