Yes you need no knead bread!

Five years ago today, Mark Bittman wrote about Jim Lahey’s no knead bread recipe. Happy anniversary, miracle bread!

Although I was aware of it from the start, I’ve still never made this exact recipe (someday I will). Something about putting the dough in a dishtowel puts me off. The recipe I use is quicker, easier, and is pretty much foolproof.  I promise!

This is a long post because I’ve tried to be really detailed–but once you get the hang of it, this bread will take you no time at all. Continue reading

no knead bread: it will change your life

You, yes YOU can make bread like this.  It costs under $1 and takes 5 minutes of active time to make a big, gorgeous, delicious loaf of homemade bread.

Assemble your stuff!  To change your life you will need:

1 big container with a lid (at least 3 quarts)
a sheet pan
a silpat or parchment paper
a digital scale
a measuring cup
flour, kosher salt, active dry yeast

are you ready?!