Wow… look what I did

Well, there’s a first time for everything. And I am all about the adventure. So how cool is it that I’ve managed to squeeze a “first” into 2012 … and it’s still the first week!

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OK, maybe it’s not that “cool” exactly but it’s a first and that counts for something.

I’ve never baked my own bread before, but some of my girlfriends do and I’ve been meaning to try. So I tried. I learned a little ahead (from a prior failed-and-abandoned attempt) about making sure the yeast is active. And I came across this No-Knead Bread recipe posted on the New York Times. I modified to it use 1/2 whole wheat flour. And who knew, the dutch oven my mom gave me last year totally works for making bread.

In summary, yeah man, here is the result:

My first bread. Crusty outside. Soft inside. Total win.

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About aka gringita
Flotsam generator. Amateur photographer. Avid traveler. Christ follower.

5 Responses to Wow… look what I did

  1. I bought a bread machine last year and have made a few loaves myself. Not sure if that counts exactly, but they’re delicious nevertheless!

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  2. nutritionatwork says:

    We had a lot of problems with making a good wheat flour bread. Gonna try this one (after four failed attempts and throwing in the towel).

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  3. Pingback: 6 days in… already recapping. « aka Gringita

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