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My Mother's Peasant Bread: The Easiest No-Knead Bread You Will Ever Make

My Mother's Peasant Bread: The Easiest No-Knead Bread You Will Ever Make
When I tell you that, if forced, I had to pick one and only one recipe to share with you that this — my mother’s peasant bread — would be it, I am serious. I would almost in fact be OK ending the blog after this very post, retiring altogether from the wonderful world of food blogging, resting assured that you all had this knowledge at hand. This bread might just change your life. The reason I say this is simple. I whole-heartedly believe that if you know how to make bread you can throw one hell of a dinner party. And the reason for this is because people go insane over homemade bread. And upon tasting homemade bread, people act as if you’re some sort of culinary magician. So what, you probably are wondering, makes this bread so special when there are so many wonderful bread recipes out there? Genuinely, I would be proud to serve this bread at a dinner party attended by Jim Leahy, Mark Bittman, Peter Reinhart, Chad Robertson, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. Dough after first rise: Notes:

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