MOTHER EARTH NEWS Digital Archive: 2011 by Mother Earth NewsThe complete MOTHER EARTH NEWS archive from 2011.
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Easy No-Knead, Whole-Grain Bread Recipe
Yield: 1 loaf. Combine flour, yeast and salt in large mixing bowl and whisk together. Combine sourdough starter and water in large mixing cup and add to flour mixture. Mix with rubber spatula until you have a thoroughly mixed, wet, sticky mass of dough. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature for 12 to 18 hours.
To order either of the fabulous cookbooks and get a bunch more yummy-but-easy recipes! Now you can shape and bake a loaf of bread, or you can refrigerate the dough to use over the next couple of weeks. Whenever you want a crusty loaf, just tear off a piece of the dough and shape it into a loaf. Let it rise for 90 minutes, and then bake it. Your house will smell like a bakery, and your family and friends will love you for it. Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day replaced the time-consuming traditional yeast method with something quicker, without compromising quality. The technique called for mixing large batches of dough in advance, storing them in the refrigerator, and then tearing off dough for loaves as needed over two weeks.
Baking bread at home saves hundreds of dollars on groceries every year. With this easy five minutes a day for fresh-baked bread technique, each deliciously crusty-on-the-outside, moist-and-chewy-on-the-inside loaf will only cost you about 50 cents and 5 minutes a day. The Secret: Keep Dough Refrigerated. It is easy to have fresh bread whenever you want it with only five minutes a day of active effort. Just mix the dough and let it sit for two hours. No kneading needed!
Great Bread Ingredients for Good Health
Savory Crusty Artisan Bread - No Knead and easy to make!
In a large bowl, combine flour, yeast and salt. Add 2 cups cool water and stir until blended; dough will be shaggy and sticky. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Let dough rise at warm room temperature at least 12 hours, preferably about 18 hours. When dough surface is dotted with bubbles, turn it onto a lightly floured surface. Sprinkle a little flour over the top and fold dough on itself once or twice. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and let rest 15 minutes.
Preparation Time: Prep time 5 minutes, bread mix sits 12 to 18 hours. You can learn how to make rustic artisan bread using this easy no-knead crusty bread recipe and instructions. You can bake rustic artisan loaves at home using this No-Knead Dutch Oven Bread Recipe and these easy step-by-step instructions. You may use white, whole wheat or a combination of the two. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add the flour and salt, stirring until blended. The dough will be shaggy and sticky.
You can bake rustic artisan loaves at home. Learn how to make this easy, no-knead crusty bread using these step-by-step instructions. Picture a bowl of soup or a salad without a slice of crusty bread to go with it. Worse still, imagine a deliciously tangy piece of Camembert cheese, served with a glass of red wine, but no accompanying hunk of baguette. Quelle horreur!