Since carbs make up roughly 90% of our diet we try to keep things real with some whole grains. Making homemade bread is like free therapy. I mean how often do you get to physically punch your food?
Maybe you don’t know what I’m talking about. Maybe you buy processed chemically saturated pre-sliced bread and then wonder why your boyfriend picks Subway over your PB&J’s (note to self: blog on hatred for Subway). When you make homemade bread you knead and punch down the dough. Sound like a lot of work? It is- and it takes up most of the day.
That’s why a sexually ambiguous chef from Canada (whom we love) created this no-knead wheat bread recipe that we swear by:
While I think Chuck Hughes pretty much nailed it with this one- I skip the step where he adds grab bag seasonings to the top of the loaves. Let’s be real this bread is a fancy vehicle for homemade jam and Irish butter and I didn’t need any weird steak seasoning interfering with that experience.
I mean…just look at the pics of this bread. Food porn at its finest.
The recipe makes two loaves- the first one we ate warm out of the oven and it was gone after one run through the Mumford and Sons album. The second loaf we froze and busted out for a future brunch party. Freezing is not usually Plan A for us but it works for this recipe and actually makes the bread slice better. We try and keep a loaf in the freezer at all times- oh that guy you met at the gym is stopping by? Why not make him a Panini with homemade bread? Why not join us in our never ending pursuit to put Subway out of business? K thanks.