Homemade Easter gifts. Preferably edible - my friends and family are, like me, wretchedly gluttonous fiends but prefer the not super-processed or over-sweet stuff, so if it's got token fruit or something in then even better. I just realised there's like a week to go and I have no idea what to make these people. HALP.
I absolutely hate baking. I really love good bread. No vendor in my area has good bread. Should I try making bread? [more inside]
What material to make a reusable bread bag (that keeps it from drying out)? [more inside]
Help me think of some simple gestures of appreciation for a friend who is giving me free music lessons. [more inside]
My wife is making these pretzels for our party tomorrow. How much of the process can be completed tonight and chilled in the fridge to be finished in the morning so that the pretzels are hot and fresh for kickoff? Can they be shaped and chilled tonight then allowed to come to room temp before boiling?
Since London's fickle summer is in full swing, I need recipes for dishes that can be eaten either hot or cold. [more inside]
Home made bagels. Christmas bagels actually. [more inside]