Last night I threw together some flour, yeast, salt and water and called it the beginning of good taste. This evening I threw that mass of sticky, carby goodness into the oven, sliced it up and served it alongside some spaghetti. Oh yes.. enter the No Knead Bread!
I wouldn’t call it “no knead” exactly, since a little finagling has to be done to make it cooperate, but it takes little to no effort to create this
It looked much messier before I worked it into a neat ball, but I failed to capture the bubbly starter. Fret not for it will be made again. I’m thinking of mixing some herbs or dried fruit/nuts into my next loaf. The possibilities are endless!
Baking seems an obvious way to spend my day off since our radar map has looked like this for the past 4 days and there is no end in sight. Thank you Tropical Storm Depression nuisance Nicole. You can leave now!
In general, I’m a huge fan of thunderstorms and rain, especially when I have the time to stay in bed and read/blog/nap but they don’t call this area “Tidewater” for no reason. The waters are a-rising and the people are a-worrying. Living so close to so many bodies of water makes it a little treacherous around here after only 1 day of rain. We’ve had many, which brings out the horrible drivers. I prefer to keep myself at home to bake, cook, clean and relax.
So, bring on the rain!