I have to admit the excitement around the no-knead bread 'revolution' passed me by without the slightest inclination on my part to give it a go. But it has been a slow burn (I blame it on early life failure with Elizabeth David's English Bread and Yeast Cooking tome). NOW my interest is piqued. Since even Bangkok Carrefour does a pretty decent sourdough, I'm thinking it can't be that hard, can it? Jim Lahey's THE man who started it all. I have muchos cast iron crocks which are de riguer for…
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PW's "THE Bread"....I like the idea of serving this in little strips because it's so rich. This would be great for an Italian dinner party. And, one loaf of bread would make a HUGE basket of these for the table. Would be cute to wrap them in parchment and put them in a basket. A good pizza cutter would work great on these.
Crock-Pot Sourdough Bread: Grease your crock-pot with coconut or olive oil. Place dough in the crock-pot. You can cover it with a paper towel . to absorb the moisture on top. Cook on high two-and-half hours checking after two hours.