100% flour, 70-75% water. 1/4 tsp dry yeast and 1 tsp salt per 10 oz flour.
Mix dry, add water. Mix just until it comes together as one messy lump, cover and let rise for 12-18 hours. Bake as you like; it works for a loaf or a boule. I recommend baking in a Dutch oven; it helps the crust.
Water, yeast, and salt amounts are all flexible.
Well, an #introduction since they seem to be going around.
I'm Qwerty, and yes there are people who call me that in meatspace. I like to say I collect (creative) hobbies but honestly I haven't been able to stick to one yet for long enough to be competent. I work in software and run on music; I #cook and #bake and read and occasionally fumble in the direction of #drawing or #gamedev, and I drink almost exclusively tea.
Act 2 seems a lot longer than Act 1? Act 1 only took a few hours to read through.
trying to follow along with @DialMforMara 's #HomestuckReread2020 . I tried reading it twice while it was still in progress. Can't remember how far I got the first time. Second time, I remember that there was a page with a large green circle (a sun? but that might be mixing it up with something else) on it near where I stopped, but I'd lost track of the plot long before then.
internal ethics conflict, asking advice
I've got a good job (software "engineer") but an ethical problem (user privacy only to the legal minimum). On the other hand, the pay is good and I'm making an effort to put a big chunk of it towards other people.
Doubt there's many tech companies that do better on privacy. Family has suggested going back to school for something that would point towards a career elsewhere. Can't decide whether the good I'm doing with the money is worth staying, or not.
the 588th Night Witches were a squad of russian bomber women who earned their name Nachthexen from the nazis because they would fly by night, turn off their goddamn engines to swoop in their outdated planes (often crop-dusters), whoosh over the target making this amazing sudden "witch's broom" RRSSSSH sound and manually eject bombs on german targets. they sometimes used their chart pencils as eyeliner and did not use radios and minimal metal so they couldn't be detected. No parachutes, no nothin. fuckin' ride or die. Marina Raskova assembled and trained this all-female team of fighters, many of whom were rewarded prestigious medals and in total over thirty thousand missions were completed. Thirty pilots were lost. They were hated and feared by the nazis who would receive high honors if they could actually take down one of the Night Witches and also assumed they had been experimented on so they could see in the dark. uh sorry, douchebags. but the witches are just better than you.
imprecise simple bread recipe
- blop yogurt
- scoop flour
- pinch salt
- pinch baking soda
mix. if it doesn't hold together add a little water, but it shouldn't be too wet. divide into discs as wide as your palm and as thick as your thumb. cook in pan over medium heat, 10-15 minutes on a side. butter helps it not stick but is not required if the dough isn't too wet and the pan is already hot. if you cut it open and it's still a little sticky inside, cook it on the open face for a minute or three.
halloween costume: gris
I made the cape
I have finally had a halloween costume idea (finally, bit late) and it's the main character of Gris.
just need to. um. learn to sew something more complicated than a knee patch.
feeling confused re religion
raised reform jewish. was never especially interested growing up. don't live where i grew up so i'd need to find a new synagogue. memberships are a lot. but... even if they are a lot, i'm not lacking, and it feels bad to be stingy.
and then there's just that my rosh hashanah plans are to have a normal day but eat an apple with honey after dinner. and that feels wrong, somehow, even though i have no clear idea of what's right.
PSA: Nintendo DS game carts are (I heard) supposed to last for 10 to 15 years. The first DS was released in 2006. It's probably not a bad idea to start backing up your savegames, and maybe also dumping the entire ROMs.
(Granted, all my carts are still fine. But making a backup just in case probably won't hurt.)
abstract mention of food, question to whoever
Does anyone else have a thing where their head/neck sort of twitches after the first bite/sip of spicy/sour food/drink? Not sure if it's an #ActuallyAutistic thing or a me thing or just a thing.
if you think that what autistic children need most is to be taught how to behave appropriately, you are wrong
what they ACTUALLY need is recognition that two of the fundamental aspects of autism are a reduced ability to self-regulate stress and to communicate
and that any autistic people will need outside accommodation and assistance, AND consciously learned skills to accommodate for both.
Collector of hobbies. Art, cooking, coding, gamedev. #ActuallyAutistic
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