After a long summer hiatus (no AC) I am back to bread baking. Unfortunately I failed to maintain my starter and ended up throwing it out. Fortunately a nearby bakery was kind enough to give a chunk of theirs, which turned out to be a firm levain. I baked my first loaves of the season this past weekend and again the house was filled with the delicious smell of bread baking.
Next week at work there's a United Way bake sale, so I figured I'd contribute some delicious loaves. I'm planning to make the following: