Your heart will be warmed when the aroma of this magnificently simple, traditional bread permeates your kitchen and home and when your friends and neighbors taste it they will beg you for more! This isn’t that ‘baker’s fluff’ that you buy from the supermarket that can barely support it’s own weight. When you eat this, you are satisfied and it’s a satisfaction that lasts… it’s the veritable ‘no hunger’ bread. Perfectly paired with a slice of vine-ripened heirloom beefsteak tomato and smothered in peppered mayonnaise this recipe is a real summer hit! Enjoy the recipe below!

 

 

Mama’s Homemade Bread

1 pkg yeast

~4 cups white flour

2 cups whole wheat flour

3 cups warm water

1/4 cup neutral tasting oil (or use butter for added flavor)

1 tblsp sugar

1 tsp salt

 

Proof yeast if necessary with a bit of sugar in warm water. Add all ingredients except white flour to a stand mixer and knead for about two minutes. Add two cups of white flour and knead again for another minute. Keeping adding white flour slowly until dough just pulls away from the bowl. Knead for another two minutes before removing. Remove dough temporarily and gently oil the insides sides of the bowl before placing the dough back in. Cover with a cloth or plastic wrap and place in a 110 degree F oven to rise until doubled in size. Remove dough to a floured surface and cut into six equal portions. Roll each portion into a ball and place into two greased bread pans, 3 in each. Cover and allow these to nearly double in size while your oven preheats to 350 degrees F. Bake for approximately 35 minutes… we need to turn ours half way but mileage may vary based on your oven. Bread is done when tops and bottoms are golden brown and each loaf gives a hollow thud when rapped with a spoon. Remove breads from pans and put on racks to cool. When bread has cooled but is still a bit warm you must cut off one of the ends, smother with butter, and enjoy immediately. Hide a portion or two so there will be some later if necessary. Enjoy!

Tomato Cucumber Sandwich

 

Bacon Tuna Melt

 

Sturdy enough for a burger!

 

 

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Am I even going to be able to fit this into my mouth??

Am I even going to be able to fit this into my mouth??

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