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Real Alaska Sourdough with a James Beard Nominee

Carlye Watt, Head Baker, Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop, Anchorage, Alaska  BreadLines, the journal of the Bread Bakers Guild of America just published (Summer 2018) my article about Carlyle Watt, head baker at Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop. You may also know Carlyle … Continue reading

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Secrets of Fire Island Foccacia and Sourdough — a Baking Class

Carlyle Watt, chief baker at Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop, with a batch of sourdough ready to make into loaves. Fire Island classes serve three purposes — students learn the secrets of baking delicious things; they go home with plenty of … Continue reading

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Foraging for a sourdough link: Faviken Magasinet to Alaska

Lichens for dinner? Pine bark petit fours? Fireweed shoots and fiddlehead ferns? These appeared on the menu from Faviken Magasinet, as reported by FoodSnob blog, but could have been foraged from my backyard woods in the heart of Anchorage, Alaska which lies at … Continue reading

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