Sweet and Savory Focaccia with Grapes

From my new blog just focused on cooking and baking

Cookbooks: Experiments in Cooking

(Adapted from an original source recipe that was a bit simpler from local newspaper.) And here’s a variation found on the net. And here’s yet another. These two are free-form shape rather than done in sheet pan. And here is an interesting variant I want to try as a contrast. King Arthur also has this recipe and Giada De Laurentiis has this simpler variation. So this appears to be a frequently cited recipe on the net.

Time: About 8 hours total elapsed time, so start in morning to have for evening meal.

Combine in Food Processor

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon instant (not rapid-rise yeast)

Spin to mix well.

My Option. Add a small biga for extra flavor

2 oz sifted (thus fine) cornmeal

2 oz whole wheat flour

4 oz thin sourdough starter (mine was based on bread flour, 100% hydration)

Assemble biga, let…

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old fat (but now getting trim and fit) guy, who used to create software in Silicon Valley (almost before it was called that), who used to go backpacking and bicycling and cross-country skiing and now geodashes, drives AWD in Wyoming, takes pictures, and writes long blog posts and does xizquvjyk.
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