How to Make Sourdough Bread: The Deflating Truth

At the risk of running many of you off in the first two seconds, I’m going to tell you a hard truth: making truly excellent sourdough bread at home is not for the faint of heart.  There are much, much easier ways to make great artisan bread at home. I’ve done it. I’ve shared one […]


Semolina Sesame Artisan Bread

The recipe I’m going to share with you today is an adaptation I came up with that sprang from two catalysts: first, a favorite childhood memory. And second, my love for whole grains.I’ve been making Artisan Bread off and on for a few years, first using Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë Françoise’s Making Bread in Five […]


Whole Wheat Bread Tutorial, Part 4: The Recipe

This is the fourth and final in a series of posts on making whole wheat bread from freshly ground whole wheat flour, and this post contains…. the recipe! And it’s the recipe, I’d guess, that is what the admirably long-suffering readers of my other three posts have been beyond patiently waiting for! Because in my […]