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Leader's Alpine Baguettes

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Carl Bergensis

Leader's Alpine Baguettes

Thus far, I feel like a whiner on this board, so here's a success story:


I had the same trouble others have had with this recipe, i.e., too much hydration, but in the kneading process I worked in extra flour that helped a lot. I propped the loaves with kitchen towels during proofing and was very happy with the results. A very tasty bread!