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My first boule & baguettes

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My first boule

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Artisan Bread Making taught by Peter Reinhart

Instructor and author Peter Reinhart's fresh perspective on bread-making goes beyond the recipes and raises your baking skills to another level.

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Category Food & Cooking
Ingredient Grains
Method Bake
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What are you most proud of? The breads turned out wonderfully, especially for my first attempt at making bread (EVER, using ANY method)! I really like how the slices into the top of the boule peeled back as it continued to rise and baked.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is a great course with easy-to-follow instructions and great demonstrations of technique. Have the recipe in front of you when watching the video, as I didn't and I wished I had once I started reading through after watching the video. I had to go back and watch the video again. I was a bit worried when the baking time wasn't mentioned in the recipe, but I did the baguettes first, and found they took 5 minutes at 500F, then 8 minutes at 450F, turned around half-way through the 8 minutes. The boule took much longer (~16-20 minutes), but I kept testing it every 4 minutes with a thermometer and it turned out great!

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I can just smell the heavenly fragrance! Looks wonderful!

08/20/2012 Flag

Thank you!

08/20/2012 Flag