Better Bread Through Less Kneading: NYTimes Curious Cook

Among the recent books whose recipes I tried, Jim Lahey’s justly celebrated “My Bread,” written with Rick Flaste, puts together a brilliant technique trifecta: a wet dough that can be stirred together without kneading; a long, slow fermentation with just a gram of yeast, so that its flavor doesn’t dominate; and tipping the risen dough into a heated pot and lid, which heat the dough quickly and trap its steam to boost its “oven spring.” “Artisan Breads Every Day,” by the baker and teacher Peter Reinhart, is a lucid compendium of modern approaches.

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