Natural Yeast Bread Recipe for Beginners

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So you’ve survived the sometimes brutal initiation process of bringing your own little natural yeast ecosystem to life. Hooray for you! Now that you have this lovely yeast bubbling happily away in your jar, what do you DO with it? How do you bake with natural yeast? Let’s start with the fundamentals, then put what… 

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Shaping and Scoring Batards: Video Tutorial

I love shaping my bread in different ways, even when baking a standard “sandwich” loaf. It makes my family feel special, and turns something mundane into something beautiful and out-of-the-ordinary. A great way to beautify your bread is to shape it into a “batard.” these are the oblong loaves you see in bakeries a lot…. 

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