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Saturday, February 6, 2010

French Bread

3 3/4 C bread flour
2 tsp yeast
2 tsp salt
1 1/2 C warm water

Add all ingredients in your Kitchenaid with the paddle fixture and mix to combine. Switch to dough hook and mix for 2 minutes. Let rest for 3 minutes. Mix for another 3 minutes.

Kneed dough for 8 minutes on a well floured surface.

Please dough in an oiled bowl and let rest, in warm place, for 1 1/2 hours. After an hour, preheat the oven to 450.

Cut your dough in half and shape into two logs. Let rest for 30 minutes on floured board.

Before cooking, make 4 long slits on top of the loaf. Cook for 20 minutes. Internal temp should be 190.

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