Lesson 9: Hearth Sourdough N:4

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      Medium

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Josey Baker Bread

Josey Baker Bread

By Josey Baker

Published 2014

  • About

I firmly believe in the benefits of a “bold bake.” By baking your bread until most of its crust is a deep, dark brown, you coax out all of the possible flavors from the dough, create a glorious contrast between crunchy outside and soft inside, and also protect the loaf against quickly drying out. This can be a little unnerving at first, as it requires pushing the loaf right up to the cusp of being burnt, but it’s worth the reward. I’ve included some nice photos here, so that you’ve got something to shoot for.

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