10 Essential Tools for Bread Baking

Essential tools for making artisan bread at home
Essential tools for making artisan bread at home

For now, humans have the edge over machines when it comes to making bread, but only slightly and the robots are coming for us. So let’s make the most of it and get busy making some great bread while we still can. Our hands are our most important tool. We don’t need much else. These essential tools will get us started and be there for us for a lifetime wether we bake one loaf a week or dozens every day. Continue reading “10 Essential Tools for Bread Baking”

Five Favorite Bread Baking Books

My favorite bread baking books
My favorite bread baking books

To be honest, there is not a bread book out there that I would not grab up in an instant. And there are many greats that I have yet to come in contact with such as Raymond Calvel’s The Taste of Bread or Nathan Myhrvold’s new five volume $500 set Modernist Bread. Perhaps I will find them under the Christmas tree this year, but for now, here are a few titles that have inspired and informed me. Continue reading “Five Favorite Bread Baking Books”