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Grandpa's Bread

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“This is a simple recipe for a hardy bread that our Grandpa taught us. This is best eaten right out of the oven, with butter! We use a food processor to mix the dough, but I'm sure it could be mixed by hand.”
1 loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put dry ingredients in a food processor; turn on processor to mix.
  2. Add warm water till dough binds.
  3. Place dough on a floured board and knead 3-4 times.
  4. Shape dough into a ball, put in a warm bowl and cover with plastic wrap; let rise for ½ hour.
  5. Knead dough again approximately 10 times; return to a warm covered bowl for two hours.
  6. Sprinkle corn meal on a cookie sheet.
  7. Knead dough until smooth, form into a loaf shape, place on the cookie sheet that has been sprinkled with cornmeal; cover with a warm damp towel and let rest for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove towel, score top of loaf several times with a sharp knife.
  9. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for about 30 minutes.

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