22 March, 2010

Episode 65: What rating does this show have?

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Weigh in:

Rooibos, Steel Topper, Socks and Shawl

Fiber Exercise:

No spinning this week
Lots of wheel searching

My exercise:

3 W’s again

Cooking School:

Easter Egg Dye Tablets

In the Kitchen:

Perfect White Bread


1 pkg dry yeast
1/4 cup water
2 cups milk (scalded)
2 Tbl Sugar
2 tsp salt
1 Tbl shortening
6 to 6 1/4 cups flour


Dissolve yeast in water. Combine milk, sugar, salt and shortening and cool to lukewarm. Add 2 cups of flour and beat. Add yeast mixture and mix together. Add enough of remaining flour to make stiff dough. Knead till smooth and satiny (8 to 10 minutes). Shape into ball. Place in lightly greased bowl turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise 1 1/2 hours. Punch down and let rise again until double (45 minutes). Cut into 2 loafs. Shape into balls and let rest 10 minutes. Shape into loaf by rolling flat with rolling pin. Then roll dough like jelly roll, sealing ends and tucking under when place in 8 1/2 x 4 x 2 pan. Let rise 1 hour. Bake at 400* F for 35 minutes. After 15 minutes, if browning too fast, cover with foil. Let bread cool on rack or across pans.

Pot Luck:


New Knitty
Figuring out our calendar
Swap the Seasons

Talk Soup:

Finishing up questions from JavaNut:
Other than your wedding dress - favorite knit/crocheted item for yourself?
Favorite that you’ve made for someone else?
3 random, unknown (to the ‘cast listeners) facts about you, or experiences you’ve had…

Gadget Corner:

Sweater Stone- You pay S/H they send you a free sweater stone