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Strawberry Tart with Dark Chocolate Ganache

By On July 20, 2016

This is an easy summer dessert that has a limited baking time — only the crust is baked for about 15-18 minutes and the rest of the tart can be assembled later… Read More

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Homemade Butter

By On July 15, 2016

It rained last weekend. Not something we usually see in July at the coast but while it made for a damp day at the beach it also had some delightful aspects. The… Read More

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Homemade Hamburger Buns

By On June 24, 2016

Summer is here! Summer means grilling, of course. We love to grill using charcoal–it gives amazing flavor that cannot be matched with gas. Another thing that cannot be matched is these homemade hamburger… Read More

These are fabulous rolled up with cinnamon sugar or topped with local berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar!
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Swedish Pancakes

By On June 17, 2016

GIVEAWAY ALERT! See the bottom of this post to see what you can win! (hint: it has to do with pancakes…) I love Swedish Pancakes! When I was little my mom would… Read More

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Sprouted Wheat Bread

By On May 11, 2016

Have you ever noticed that most “whole wheat” breads are not actually 100% whole wheat? Usually they are a blend of whole wheat and white all-purpose or bread flour. This is because… Read More

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Jam-Filled Whole Wheat Muffins

By On May 4, 2016

These muffins are a great breakfast or snack on the go, because the jam is already included!  Whole wheat makes them feel substantial, but the jam keeps them from feeling too healthy. When… Read More

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Sour Cream Streusel Coffee Cake

By On April 14, 2016

When I was in college, a couple of the girls liked to bake in the kitchen of the girls co-op I lived in. The rule was this: you could use the kitchen… Read More

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Choosing the Best Flour

By On March 2, 2016

The delicious artisan breads we bake at Pacific Sourdough owe a lot to the provenance of the flour we use. I am always happy to explain our flour farmers to anyone who… Read More

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All-Purpose Chocolate Ganache

By On February 13, 2016

Ganache can be used in so many ways; to decorate a cake, dip strawberries or truffles, or just to eat directly out of the bowl. At Pacific Sourdough Bakery, we use an… Read More

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Crab and Avocado Focaccia Panini

By On January 27, 2016

Since crab is in season on the Oregon coast, I wanted to repost this tasty crab and avocado panini recipe.  Also try making the Focaccia bread and the Mayonnaise recipes.… Read More