February 22nd, 2011

Cooking with Coyoty

Coyoty bakes Vermont harvest bread.

Vermont harvest bread, originally uploaded by Coyoty.

From this recipe from King Arthur Flour, using my bread machine to make the dough. I included the curry, and brushed the loaf with dark corn syrup to hold the outside pumpkin seeds.

It came out flatter than I wanted, probably because of too much moisture, but it's still thick enough. And it fits nicely in a gallon resealable bag.

It has a nice sweet nutty taste, almost peanutty, which I attribute to the pumpkin seeds, I can't resist picking the toasted seeds off the crust and eating them by themselves. I haven't toasted the bread yet, but I'm looking forward to it.

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Coyoty eats a sausage, pepper & onion grinder.

Sausage, pepper & onion grinder, originally uploaded by Coyoty.

From Tunxis Community College's Corner Cafe in Farmington, CT.

With this photo, I learned how to reduce the distortion I'd been getting with other close-up photos. Instead of getting close to the subject with no zoom, I put the zoom at maximum and stepped back far enough to get it in frame. I still get the same detail, but not the distortion I get from closer photos.

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