The Simplest Things and Two Treasures

We can get pretty fancy on the days that we have time for test baking and recipe development at the mill. On those luxurious days, we tend to focus on laminated dough and enriched breads, such as my current obsession …

Reflections On A First Year

The more I learn, the less I know.

I could leave it right there, but I wouldn’t want you to think I mean that in a negative way, so I suppose I should elaborate a little.…

On Wheat

I consider this topic to be even more monstrous and unwieldy than naturally leavened bread. And if you knew how many times a day I am asked to troubleshoot bread or dough of some sort, you’d know exactly what I …

Recipe: Grist & Toll Shortbread Cookies

I love shortbread cookies. It’s amazing how much more I love them now that I can make them with freshly milled flour. In the previous blog post, I mention how the flavors of fresh, whole grain flour really shine when

Recipe: Whole Grain Sonora Scones

I find that when I am discussing what makes fresh flour so special, I can’t escape making multiple references to the time I spent working in the wine industry, which inevitably leads me to the sophistication of our current coffee …

And So We Begin

My business partner, Marti, likes to say that Grist & Toll is the newest old idea in the world. And she’s right.

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