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Re: WANTED: Bread recipes....

At 08:08 PM 8/16/97 -0500, LYNN D MANCUSO wrote:
>Hi:  I was wondering if everyone would share their bread recipes with me?
>I just love home made bread and would like to start making some. 
>The easier the better of course but don't mind kneading.......
Here is my absolute favorite bread recipe.  The most complicated thing about
it is getting the water the right temp and all you need for that is a candy

Basic Bread

2 T yeast
1 C Warm water
1 tsp sugar 

Mix together, let stand until foamy.  About 3-5 min.

1/4 C sugar
2 T salt (may be decreased to 1 tsp, but doesn't rise well if omitted)
2-4 T oil (optional, I often don't use it at all)
6-7 cups of bread flour.

Add 3 cups of warm water, sugar and start adding flour.  When mixture is
very thick add salt and oil.  Continue adding flour until you can't add any

Turn out and let rest while you clean bowl.  Kneed for 10 min. adding
remaining flour.  Place in oiled or sprayed bowl and turn over to coat this
keeps a crust from forming on the dough.  Cover and let rise in a warm place
until doubled.  Punch down and divide into four 
equal parts.  Place in oiled or sprayed pan and let rise until even with top
of pan.  

Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 min.

This makes 4 loaves if you use the regular size loaf pan, larger or smaller
pans well make fewer or more loaves.  The bread is also much more
substancial than that store bought fog in a bag and tastes *wonderful*.

Monica L. Tittle  (and sometimes Robert Tittle) hstrynut@xxxxxxxxx
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