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Country Living | A Wood-fired Pizza Oven for the Masses

Country Living | A Wood-fired Pizza Oven for the Masses

By Pat Teti – I’ve had the pleasure of using an outdoor pizza oven a couple of times and they are a joy, producing a thin char on dough and cheese that’s not possible in a domestic oven at 500 degrees F. A little bit of open flame can also impart a wonderful smoky flavour. […]

RECIPES | Pat’s No-knead, No-oven, Skillet Bread

RECIPES | Pat’s No-knead, No-oven, Skillet Bread

By Pat Teti —  Do you like the idea of homemade yeasted bread but think kneading is too much trouble? Maybe you are physically unable or simply don’t want to knead dough. Maybe you have a stand mixer or bread machine that’s not working. Whatever your reason, no-knead bread recipes give you an option by […]

RECIPES | Squashed Bread

RECIPES | Squashed Bread

  By Pat Teti — Autumn brings an abundance of apples, potatoes, corn, squash, and other produce begging to be canned, frozen, or dried if not eaten fresh. This can put more demands on our time just when it’s back to work, school, and other community activities. Among the late season products is the pumpkin […]

ECO TOURISM & TRAVEL | Adventures in Spanish Kitchens

ECO TOURISM & TRAVEL | Adventures in Spanish Kitchens

By Pat Teti — Two weeks living and working with a middle-aged couple in a small town in northeastern Spain sounded like a great way to sample a distinctive culture outside the normal tourism envelope.” “Pat, could you sing Happy Birthday to my mother”? Pep asked from the other end of the large dinner table. […]

RECIPES | Grainy Griddle Flatbread

RECIPES | Grainy Griddle Flatbread

By Pat Teti — Like eggs, beer, wine, and cheese, “bread” refers to a single food category while encompassing endless variety. Part of the variety comes from using different ingredients but altering the proofing, loaf size and shape, and baking conditions can also add great diversity to the finished product. When you are following a […]