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Blog posts : "2020"

Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls and French Bread!

With COVID isolating us at home, I've been cooking up a storm.  Steeled by my success with the sourdough bread, I've now baked sour dough cinnamon rolls and french bread to varying degrees of success.  I'm documenting what I did so I can remember later.  :-)

Cinnamon Rolls



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A Very Very Messy Job

Once upon a time Dave fixed a leak in the exhaust hose.  You might remember that Apsaras tried to sink herself when she had a hole in her exhaust hose.  Alas, she sprung a leak again.  Dave has been alternatively fighting it and trying to ignore it for a while now.  Mostly its harmless.  Dumps wate…

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Gluten Free Sourdough Bread



  • 3 C Maninis Old Fashioned Bread Flour
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup of active starter (see notes below)
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

I made starter following these instructions - but instead use…

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Covid Haircut

What with the lockdown, Dave can't get a haircut.  No problemo as Melissa used to give him a buzz cut all the time when we were on our 2 year venture.  So we grabbed the clippers off the boat.  Though MacGuyver had to sharpen the blades as they had gotten rusty in the past few years.  Here's the bef…

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How many starters is that?

Anyone who follows this blog religiously (yeah, I know, that's Dave and my Dad when he was still with us), knows that Apsaras loves to destroy starters.  A few weeks ago we were going to head over to the fuel dock and fill up.  Alas we couldn't get the boat started.  Now we knew this was coming as D…

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