Saturday (05-May-2018) — New Jersey

Springtime in New Jersey.

An eerie view of moonlight through the fog and tree branches. Seedlings after 2 days — the lettuce has already started to sprout. Weekly bread making.

Moonlight Through Fog. Image taken with a Fuji X-T2 camera and 100-400 mm OIS telephoto zoom lens (David J Mathre)
Moonlight Through Fog. Image taken with a Fuji X-T2 camera and 100-400 mm OIS telephoto zoom lens (David J Mathre)
Seedling Tray Day. Composite of two image taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (David J Mathre)
Seedling Tray Day. Composite of two image taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (David J Mathre)


Hearty Whole Wheat, Rye, and Muesli Bread Recipe: Whole Wheat Flour (1 cup); Sprouted Wheat Flour (1 cup); Rye Flour (1/2 cup); Muesli (1 cup); caraway seed (1 tbs); fennel seed (1 tbs); anise seed (1 tbs), dill seed (1 tbs); dry milk (1/4 cup); salt (1 tsp); instant coffee (1 tbs); cocoa powder (1 tbs); egg (1 large); flax oil (2 tbs); water (1 1/4 cup); maple syrup (1/3 cup). Above ingredients minus the maple syrup added to Panasonic Bread Bakery. Yeast (2 tsp) added to yeast hopper and the unit set for Whole Wheat Bread (Rapid) and started. Once the unit started mixing the ingredients the molasses was slowly added. Three hours later, the loaf of bread was removed and allowed to cool.

Thursday (26-April-2018) — New Jersey

Home Cooking. Rye, Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Maple Syrup Bread.

Rye, Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Maple Syrup Bread Recipe: Sprouted Wheat Flour (1 cup); Rye Flour (1 cup); Whole Wheat Flour (1/2 cup); Oatmeal (1/2 cup); Bread Flour (1/2 cup); Flax Seed (1/4 cup);  brown sugar (2 tbs); maple syrup (1/4 cup); dry milk (1/4 cup); salt (1 tsp); egg (1 large); walnut oil (2 tbs); water (1 1/3 cup). Above ingredients added to the Panasonic Bread Bakery. Yeast (2 tsp) added to yeast hopper and the unit set for Whole Wheat Bread (Rapid) and started. Three hours later, the loaf of bread was removed and allowed to cool. This time the bread rose to the top, and was cooked all the way through. Next time want to try a version with more maple syrup and no brown sugar.

Rye, Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, Maple Syrup Bread. Image taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 640, 23 mm, f/2, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)
Rye, Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, Maple Syrup Bread. Image taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 640, 23 mm, f/2, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)

Saturday (21-April-2018) — New Jersey

Home Cooking. Rye, Oatmeal, and Maple Syrup Bread.

Whole Wheat & Oatmeal Bread Recipe: Oatmeal (1 cup); Rye Flour (1 cup); Sorghum (1/2 cup); Sprouted Wheat Flour (1 cup); Flax Seed (1/4 cup);  brown sugar (2 tbs); maple syrup (1 tbs); dry milk (1/4 cup); salt (2 tsp); egg (1 large); walnut oil (2 tbs); water (1 1/3 cup). Above ingredients added to the Panasonic Bread Bakery. Yeast (2 tsp) added to yeast hopper and the unit set for Whole Wheat Bread (Rapid) and started. Three hours later, the loaf of bread was removed and allowed to cool. This time the bread rose only 75%. Next time need to increase the sugar (maple syrup). The bread was very dense, and moist (almost gummy) in the center.


Monday (09-April-2018) — New Jersey

Early Springtime in New Jersey.

Colorful clouds at dawn, rye bread, chipping sparrows, and a local cat. When the cat showed up, the small birds disappeared.


Hearty Whole Wheat & Rye Bread Recipe: Whole Wheat Flour (1 cup); Sprouted Wheat Flour (1 cup); Rye Flour (1 cup); flax seed (1/4 cup); chia seed (1 tbs); caraway seed (1 tbs); fennel seed (1 tbs); anise seed (1 tbs), dill seed (1 tbs); brown sugar (2 tbs); dry milk (1/4 cup); salt (1 tsp); instant coffee (1 tbs); cocoa powder (1 tbs); egg (1 large); flax oil (2 tbs); water (1 1/3 cup); molasses (1/4 cup). Above ingredients minus the molasses added to Panasonic Bread Bakery. Yeast (2 tsp) added to yeast hopper and the unit set for Whole Wheat Bread (Rapid) and started. Once the unit started mixing the ingredients the molasses was slowly added. Three hours later, the loaf of bread was removed and allowed to cool.



Black & White Neighborhood Cat. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 720, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black & White Neighborhood Cat. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 720, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)