🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

A question about a recipe: Alexandra Stafford's No-Knead Peasant Bread

34e20cc7 af4e 4351 97af 5a721d40b655  2017 0328 genius no knead peasant bread james ransom 522

I have a question about the recipe "Alexandra Stafford's No-Knead Peasant Bread" from Genius Recipes. My "downfall" is bread, and I'm not a baker, so is it ok to halve this recipe

asked by Erin 4 months ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

3 answers 348 views
83b2f7bb 6d57 4b26 a96e f27f66b1e409  14355058 10103657439758468 7616383974552013464 n
added 4 months ago

Yes, go ahead and halve the recipe if you're not comfortable making enough for two loaves. As someone who only recently got the hang of bread, I can relate. After I messed up a similar, no knead, (supposedly) stupid simple recipe, I had a friend basically coach me over facebook messenger. If you're interested in getting better at bread, his advice to me was 1) get The Bread Baker's Apprentice by Peter Reinhart. There's a free pdf version online, but if you get the bread baking bug, it's absolutely worth it to buy his book 1) Skip the all purpose flour, and use bread flour. It really makes a difference.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added 4 months ago

Yes, and.
Once you get the hang of making bread, abd if you like a recipe, it's worth making more than you can eat.
Most loaves freeze beautifully, as shaped dough or baked, so you get future bread from the same time and effort.
Good luck!

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 4 months ago

Thank You! for the info. I have no doubt I could easily munch thru 2 loaves...and my thighs would thank me (!)

Loading…

Reset
Password

  Enter your email below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password

Account Created

Welcome!

Logged In

Enjoy!

Email Sent

Please check your email for instructions
on how to reset your password

Successfully logged out

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.