What’s that smell?

That wafting deliciousness that hits you when you come in our only front door. Freshly baked bread. Your favorite homesteader is baking bread. 3 loaves in 2 days. This is the recipe I am using. I can’t seem to get enough. The stand mixer helps.

yeast in mixerPut the yeast and water into the bowl. Then add some flour and turn on the mixer.

mixingThen crank it up.
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Cover the bowl and let it rise for half an hour. Then punch it down.
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Flour the counter.
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Make a baguette shape. I don’t know how important this is, but it seems like fun. I put a few slits in the top to prevent some sort of explosion. I don’t really read all of the instructions, just the part I feel is important. Kind of like tying flies, I just need to understand a little of it and then I am on my own.

on flourSpread some butter inside a pan.
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Drop the batter into the pan.
Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 2.05.40 PMCook for 20 minutes at 400 degrees.
Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 2.05.49 PMMake a big fuss about how delicious and warm your bread is.Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 2.05.59 PMPut toppings on and be amazed.
Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 2.06.05 PMHave someone make dolmas, tzatziki, and hummus from scratch. You supply the bread.
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