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May 5, 2012 My adventure in the commissary has come to an end, and I have made it through unscathed, for the most part. I awoke at the usual hour this morning but did not light the fires or mix … Continue reading
May 4, 2012 Knowing that today was going to be a busy day, I awoke and got started at five thirty, undoubtedly still considered sleeping in to most true bakers. After taking the first batch of pre-ferment out of the … Continue reading
May 3, 2012 Rained last night, the cabin remained relatively dry, and I had moved plenty of wood under the protective cover of the tent. At the end of the day today, I prepared 6 batches of pre-ferment, which if everything … Continue reading
May 2, 2012 This morning at 3:00 while it was raining loudly on the cabin roof, I remembered that I had not brought any firewood into the tent to keep dry, so I got dressed and ventured out in the … Continue reading
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Up at six and fired ovens, then went into the museum kitchen to take the pre-ferment out of the refridgerator. Tom arrived shortly after seven and gave me a class on kneading dough. This turned out to … Continue reading
Rather chily this morning, but still managed to get up at six and fire the oven. Tom is coming today; he has volunteered to mix dough while I tend to the oven; he has a reputation as one of the … Continue reading
Feeding the Army: Day 9, posted with vodpod
April 29, 2012 Awoke to a perfectly sunny day and got right to work. I fired up the oven and removed the dough prepared yesterday from the refridge so that it could warm up and be used in the first batch … Continue reading