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ExperimentAl Homesteader

Artisan Bread Making Tips For The Beginner

Sheri Ann Richerson

These 12 tips came from our #homesteadchat Artisan Bread Making Tips For The Beginner. If you're ready to bake bread and want to create an artisan loaf, you're in the right place!

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Tip # 1 Homemade bread is so much tastier than store bought – and better for you too, especially if you use a flour grinding mill to grind your own grain.

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6 Fast Rules For Making Bread

01 Use fresh ingredients - especially yeast

02 Storage: dry is nice

03 Use the right flour

04 Temperature and yeast

05 To knead or not to knead

06 Prescribed rising times

Yeast Package
Thermometer
Jar
Dough
Flour Bag
Flour Bowl
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Tip #2

Making artisan bread is just as easy as adding hemp hearts, flax seed, poppy seed, seasame seeds to the top of the crust!

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Tip #3

Use a variety of different flours – amaranth, wheat, whole wheat, spelt, coconut  flour, bran – mix and match.

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Tip #4

Use whole flax seeds on the bottom of your bread pan in place of oil. 

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Tip #5

Making bread is so simple – here is another tip – combine ingredients in a bread machine – let it do the kneading.

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Tip #6

Also give the bread plenty of time to rise. I use a heat mat under the pan and let it rise until it’s 2 to 4 inches above pan.

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Tip #7

When the bread comes out of the oven, spread a generous amount of real butter over the top of the loaf.

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Tips #8 through #12

Get the remaining tips at https://experimentalhomesteader.com/bread-making-tips/

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