Archive of posts from June 2019

    Instant Pot Cheesecake


    I admit I was a skeptic about the Instant Pot: why would we need another mass-market appliance, when we already had a stovetop pressure cooker? When I already make perfect rice in a pot? When we also own a slow cooker? Now, I am a convert: the electric, multi-cooker is easy-t...

    Basic Sourdough Bread with Walnuts


    The “liquid levain” I made from the instructions in Bouchon Bakery has served me well, but I wanted to explore using it in recipes not from the book. I decided to try using it to make one of Peter Reinhart’s sourdoughs.