Cooking For Tuesdays

Just a little of what I like to cook.

Tuesdays with Dorie: White Loaves

on February 7, 2012

well, the loaves turned out beautiful. if you want the recipe, you will have to go to .

this as a simple recipe. very simple, and i like simple, lol. except i don’t have a big mixer. definitely something to ask my hubby for. again.

my little hand mixer died a valiant death.

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this was before i added the butter. i had to mix it by hand. tough work! ou can see my little helper back there. she can’t get enough of the bread!

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it balled up fine, though. πŸ™‚

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and while not pretty, it did rise like it was supposed to! this is a first for me and homemade, non-breadmachine, bread.

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they seemed too small for the loaf pans,

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but, they rose fine that time too. amazing… for me, this was going great!

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they turned out so pretty!! however… my 12 year old helper (thanks, cassie!!) was reading off the directions as i cooked. between that and juggling a 2 year old and an 8 year old, i didn’t put the salt in the bread…

and we didn’t catch that until we cut it to eat it!! lol

this is definitely a “do again” recipe! πŸ˜€ and this time, i will make sure there are NO distractions, and get the salt in there. i made garlic toast out of it, and it was very good. this morning, gonna dredge it in eggs, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, and try it as french toast. lol, i KNOW this bread is good, i’ll just have to be more careful next time!!

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14 responses to “Tuesdays with Dorie: White Loaves

  1. tierneymarie says:

    Your bread came out nice and brown–lovely! And you’re actually not the only one who made it sans-salt. This is such an easy recipe that I think most of us will be making it again anyway! Best of luck on your do-over!

    • vrolok1977 says:

      thank you πŸ™‚ i have enough bread flour left for a half recipe. i have some frozen blueberries. i bet they would be great in the bread! lol, and this time, i will make sure the salt is right there in front of me πŸ˜‰

  2. Great looking bread! Bet your girls had fun helping you, so much fun to share these experiences with them.

    • vrolok1977 says:

      they had a blast πŸ™‚ my cousin has 3 wonderful girls, ranging from 11 to 14. my 2 year old adores them! lol, my son, 8, doesn’t have an interest in cooking except the final product πŸ˜‰

      this was a worthwhile experience, and i am so looking forward to baking some more.

  3. Hope a new mixer is in your future! While not necessary they certainly make baking easier! We loved this bread:)

  4. Jules says:

    I salted when I ate mine. With butter. Yum! Gorgeous loaves!

  5. Janis says:

    Nothing like making bread by hand! They turned out great! You can always sprinkle a little salt after slathering the bread with yummy butter πŸ™‚

  6. Jacque says:

    Wow, it turned out great especially if you have little ones running around. Looks fantastic!

  7. juju73 says:

    Your bread looks beautiful! Such a feeling of accomplishment, isn’t it?

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