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The Bread Bible

I little above my skill level at the moment but I appreciated her steps of baking that she details in the front of the book and skimming through the recipes, they are meticulous. So definitely, before beanbaum a recipe go to the author’s web site and check out the ebranbaum list.

This book is a winner! I’m most known for cakes, prefer eating pie and pastries, but what I love to make most of all is bread.

Cart Support Signed in as: Jan 02, Trish rated it liked it Shelves: I have to confess that for years I never believed flour could get stale, as long as I couldn’t smell any off flavors, but I was dead wrong. Writing this review with the book next to me makes me want to bake bread right now!!

the Bread Bible

The author’s discussion of the pros and cons of various kneading methods bread machine, by hand, etc. Don’t fall for the hype. This ranks as one of the best gifts anyone has ever given me.


Cooking with Economy and Grace. Maybe its the pictures, maybe its the recipe layout, beranvaum this one is less accessible.

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Jewish rye and pumpernickel. Something about the tone in this book irked me in a way that RLB’ previous books didn’t. Maybe Breae need a book about how to fake being an expert baker without exerting the energy. This will have to be updated in a couple months once I’ve use more than just one or two recipes, but so far I have been very pleased with what I have learned from her.

This book is NOT for beginners. She gives clear detailed instructions with measurements in English volume and weight and metric weight. For one or two loaves, forget it.

If it doesn’t meet those basic three, there’s little chance of me giving it more three stars. I borrowed this book from the library and I don’t want to give it back. The ingredients lists are organized on a table grid that includes both weight and volume. Beranbaum covers everything from a Chocolate Bread made with cocoa nibs to a Traditional Challah. And to someone who feels the same way which is probably most other bread bakers out thereI’m sure this book is the Bible.

I learned how to make the onion smear usually found on commercially-produced bialys, and I tried the bagels not a grand success–prefer Leader’s in his book referenced above. Perfect Desserts for Every Occasion.


Have yet to try her baguette recipe, but if anyone can make that work in a home oven, Rose Levy Berenbaum can. At beganbaum very least, put them near the front of the book where they could generate interest in the recipe. Beranbaum’s The Cake Bible is now in its 30th printing; this volume, which is a selection of The Good Cook Club, appears poised for similar success.

Oct 01, Elizabeth rated it liked it Recommends it for: I found such errors in the first two recipes I tried: RLB’s recipes tend to go on for pages because of her exhaustive attention to every detail and inclusion of multiple methods within each recipe hand, machine, etc. It was gifted to someone who had never seen a Pannetoneso they didn’t care. She just isn’t in the least way elitist.

I was very interested in learning to make artisan breads. Hardcoverpages. I found her suggestions on equipment to use very helpful as well since most of them are items I already own or can purch Just to clarify, I haven’t tried any of the recipes yet, I just read it.