around the table – Bread ( ! )

For some months I have been convincing myself that I was going to bake tasty home-baked bread (and save money )… week after week … time ran out in our days and we remained breadless…

Finally last week when day after day was a snow day … we found enough time to make bread … kind of … no-knead bread is new to me … I only just started hearing about it …. though it has been popular for some time with several new books being published this year alone about the methods.

When by chance I saw this short recipe in a baker’s catalog … a recipe taking no more space than a third of a page… I knew I would have time for baking bread. For really only fifteen or so minutes hands on work, we enjoyed four lovely baguettes (baked freshly almost every day for a whole week)!

 All the ingredients  …. (just flour, yeast, salt and water) are mixed together in a single container …. and that is the dough … a molten, globby dough that bubbles and rises over night by itself…. awaiting it’s time to turn into a golden loaf …

We had so much weather… that the baking days were extended to make this pretty loaf of challah (not a no-knead) … Baking bread is at least one way to be grateful for another snow day. Happy Baking !

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4 thoughts on “around the table – Bread ( ! )

  1. I baked bread last night, too, and am munching on some right now. Your bread, with its large holes, looks soft and delicious. Yummy. Your photographs are great! love, Beth

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  2. Oh thank you SO much for the links and photos of your yummy bread! Baking my own bread is something that I have aspirations about and now can actually attempt!Thanks for visiting blog, I am so happy to have found yours!

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  3. Beth, oh thank you for stopping by … oh my goodness … fresh baked bread is such a treat!Marina, thank you for visiting me here! Your blog is gorgeous!These recipes for the no-knead are so unlike any other bread I have made …SO very low maintenance … but delicious … I still can't get over that about $2.00 worth of ingredients gave us 4 good-sized loafs..I can't wait to post again about bread (!) ~ Pamela 🙂

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