Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.
Today: Learn the timeless art of baking bread.
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Winter is the ideal season to bake fresh bread at home. Time spent posted up inside -- hiding from below-zero temperatures -- could be time spent making a starter or mixing and shaping perfect loaves. Handmade bread saves you money and promises for a more wholesome product (you're controlling the ingredients, after all). Plus, it has the added bonus of making your home feel like a cozy French patisserie. Ready to get baking? These links will help.
Bread genius Chad Robertson gives us five essential tips for baking bread. (Food52.)