Just to get you to start thinking about fall baking.
Fall is just a few weeks away and it is time to do some planning for some fall baking. I am going to start this year off with Harvest Bread. It is an artisan bread with several surprise ingredients which makes it a very dense and hearty bread. Moreover it slices into thin slices just perfect for sandwiches and toast. It has a slightly sweet rustic flavor that complements tuna or chicken salad in a sandwich. Also goes well with chowders and cream soups.
I have made this bread several times and have not gotten much lift from the yeast. The whole wheat, rye flour and corn meal are heavy even with bread flour, so don’t get upset if it looks like it isn’t going to rise. It will just about double all total. Don’t try to extend the rise time thinking that is will continue to rise. You…
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