Tag Archives: Flour

Homemade flour tortillas

Whenever I have a culinary quest that involves anything remotely Southwest… I feel completely comfortable consulting the Pioneer Woman for her perky, simple, step-by-step instructions. I have dabbled in making masa corn tortillas, which I love in a fish taco situation. But when I have a pork butt simmering away in the slow cooker to […]

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Adventures in pasta-making: Papardelle con Funghi

I absolutely love that I don’t need to have a stash of dried pasta lying around the house for those impulsive carb-fests. With my Imperia pasta roller, I can make my own pasta any time, as long as I have flour and eggs.

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Crusty italian bread

White bread is my kryptonite. No, not that horrible mass-produced rectangular atrocity you’re thinking of. Freshly baked artisan baguette, smeared with navy bean puree. Or a floury, robust portugese bun topped with some spiced gouda. Or a crusty-on-the-outside-chewy-on-the-inside loaf of italian bread, dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Those are the breads I love, […]

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Margherita Pizza

Any Soph n’ Stuff reader worth their sea salt will nod in amusement at my obsession with pizza. Pizza of any kind. The best, however, is home-made pizza. Having said that, however, I admit that I have not been to Naples, so my definition of “best” can be limited to my own experience. I am […]

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Blueberry Banana Bread

I’m sure most of my faithful readers (hi mom) are aghast at the suggestion that I have made something sweet. I am not generally a sweets person. Put a double fudge sundae in front of me and I will take a tiny bite, say “mmmmm” in the context of someone trying to act like they […]

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