About Jim Lahey

Jim Lahey

Jim Lahey is the creator of the original (and innovative) no-knead bread recipe, first published in the New York Times and later the basis of his first cookbook, My Bread. Lahey studied sculpture before turning to the art of bread baking in Italy. He’s the owner of Sullivan Street Bakery and Co., a pizza restaurant, both in New York City. @jimlaheyssb

Cast-iron pot with a loaf of Jim Lahey's no-knead whole-wheat bread on a gray background

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Whole-Wheat Bread

Bread that’s homemade, healthful, and has no need for kneading? Believe it. All that’s left to do is let this rugged loaf bake while you bask in its impending goodness.

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A pot of creamy easy bechamel sauce with a spoon inside

Easy Béchamel Sauce

Who knew that baking legend Jim Lahey’s brilliance extended not just to bread and pizza maverick but béchamel whisperer?

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A thin circle of stretched pizza dough being tossed in the air.

Jim Lahey’s Pizza Dough

We know you’ve always wanted to fling pizza dough like a boss. This recipe from Jim Lahey helps you do just that.

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White Pizza

Jim Lahey’s White Pizza

A superlative, albeit not standard, pizza with a thin sheen of béchamel, three cheeses, and a starring role as appetizer.

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Five no-knead baguettes by Jim Lahey, some with sliced tomato, some with garlic and olives

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Small Baguette

Jim Lahey’s no-knead small baguettes are an easy-to-make bread. No knead, no fuss, these baguettes are baked on a baking sheet for a crispy, brittle crust.

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