Say that you are intrigued by the notion of a bread machine, but it is a little pricey for you, you don't want to give up the counter space, you'd feel guilty looking at it every week and not having the time to actually use it except for rarely and you would feel its laser eyes boring through you every time you opened up your sack of store-bought wheat. That's okay! There's a solution for people who would like to bake bread without gadgets, and rumor has it, is fast, delicious and easy. Those are the kinds of buzz words that make our ears perk up and our pointer fingers click through.
Two years ago, Jim Lahey's no-knead bread tore up through the food blogosphere. Last week in his Minimalist column, Mark Bittman talks about an even faster no-knead bread and this time it's made one hundred percent from whole grains.. The recipe is here, the feeling of accomplishment and go-getterism will live in your heart for days, and your sandwiches all week will be just perfect.
What else can you do with your delicious bread? Why make a bread pudding, of course!
image via The New York Times
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