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Happy Place, Happy Space

Loving Husband returned to school this week, which meant back to a semblance of a routine. Lots happening in the kitchen after a beatific & carefree summer break. It was good fun kneading bread and planning meals again.

From top left, clockwise: Black & White cheesecake, breakfast pita pizza, sourdough granola, seeded sour (also pictured in the Feature), scramble on bagel, flatbreads ready for Loving Husband’s lunchbox

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Reading your Joyful Posts brings me to my happy place. I hope having them in one place makes it easier for you to find when you need a bit of happy therapy, too.

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  1. Ju-Lyn — I’m swept away by the feature photo: luscious bread on a gorgeous cloth. Please frame it and hang it in your kitchen!

    I’m filled with joy to see your kitchen magic. I join you in welcoming the new season. Thank you for sharing your beatific summer with us. (And thanks for mentioning my blog!)

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    1. Younger Child is often my model in these “clutching the loaf” photographs; she is a good sport, particularly when the loaves are still warm and a tad uncomfortable to hold on to for extended periods.

      Hurray for the Fall: here’s to pumpkins & fallen leaves!

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    1. Glad to have you visit, Sandy!
      I was wondering myself when I read the recipe. The sourdough discard is mixed with the oil & maple syrup, and them mixed in with the dry ingredients. It reduces the sugar & fat required to coat the dry ingredients. The end result is not a crunchy as some of the granolas I’ve had, but certainly very tasty.

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        1. Not at all! I hear you on the crunchy! My big issue with granola is the amounts of fat & sugar that go into it … which is why I typically steer towards muesli. Anyhow, I am always looking for new ways to use my discard

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  3. Ju-Lyn, Thank you for the mention and your contribution to weekend coffee share. You’ve made beautiful and delicious-looking food. Have a wonderful week!

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      1. We have finished the cheesecake – it was yummy to the last! We are very partial to New York versions and this is the first time we baked our own crust – we usually cheat and use crushed digestive biscuits. We have decided it is well worth the effort to make the crust from scratch.

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