Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That's nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.
Every once in a while, along comes a loaf of bread that's so rustic, so memorable, it ruins every other bread experience. Here's that loaf.
David finally learns to make pain d'epi, the loaf of bread that he's been lusting after for decades, and finds it to be easy peasy.
You're gonna be astounded at just how easy pretzel rolls are to make at home. And yes, they taste like the real authentic German deal.
The pleasing smack of sourdough was seemingly made to be melded with the awesomely chewy denseness of bagels. And it's SO much easier than you'd expect!
Okay, breadbaking virgins, here's the loaf for you. Nothing tricky. Just flour, water, yeast, and salt. And an honest-to-goodness homemade taste.
Behold, the no-knead bread recipe that incited an insurrection among home bakers everywhere.
Sure, you could traipse to a bakery and buy brioche rather than make them yourself. But where’s the satisfaction in that?
Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? There's a lot more lovely things to be said about these rich, pillowy specimens of bread awesomeness.
David explains how to make classic Portuguese papo secos, the stuff of everyday eating, that essentially look like cherubic little baby buns and have a taste that's also divine.
Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you've daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.
No more excuses about how there's a dearth of decent bagels in your neighborhood. Nope. Not when you can make these.
A gooey, sweet, classic cake made from pull-apart blobs of brioche dough coated in a buttery, cinnamony caramel sauce. Easy as can be to make. And fun as heck to eat.
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.
A nutty, oh-so-slightly-sweet, artisan-style loaf of homemade bread that's a lovely Norwegian-inspired amalgam of whole-wheat, barley, oat, and rye. Amazing.
Kalamata olives lend this no-knead bread ample flavor while a long, slow rise brings it a bakery-quality crumb.
A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes--dare we say it?--better than mom's. Way better. And just wait 'til you toast it.
Galician Rye Bread18/26
It's no longer difficult to find a decent loaf of proper rye bread. This homemade beauty is surprisingly easy to make, milder than most, and doesn't require any yeast.
Jewish Rye Bread19/26
Who doesn't love Jewish rye bread? The not-so-secret secret behind this recipe is the brilliant inclusion of onions and caraway seeds in the starter for a far more complex taste.
And you thought those perfect swirls of cinnamon raisin awesomeness were something you could only get in store-bought loaf. This recipe dispels that myth.
Babkalicious! Best babka ever! Holy Cow! Holy Babka! Those are just some of the responses we're hearing 'bout this indulgent loaf of buttery, chocolatey, Jewishy goodness.
Beer bread just got fancy. Well, sorta. It’s still quick and easy and incredibly difficult to stop noshing. This one just seems a little more lovely than most. And we betcha already have everything you need to make it.
As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We'll break bread to that.
Brown Soda Bread24/26
We guarantee you're going to feel Irish when you sit down and savor a slice of this brown soda bread. Consider it a borrowed Irish birthright.
Milk Rye Bread25/26
A pleasingly subtle rye flavor. A subtle sweetness. A dough that's exceptionally easy to handle. And that whole-grain goodness thing. Just a few of the many things this rye bread has going for it.
No-knead Italian bread that's rustic, crusty, and easy as heck. Believe it.