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Bernard Clayton's Russian black bread

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BreadLee

Bernard Clayton's Russian black bread

Yes I've gone insane with bernard clayton.  I'm working on the Russian black bread pg 117-118. 

It's got quite a few ingredients but I just happened to have them.  Fresh milled some coarse rye.  We'll see how it turns out.  

Btw, in my research for this project, I noticed that king arthur appears to have borrowed bernard's recipe.  It's extremely similar with a couple of minor adjustments.  

One thing I'm having a hard time researching is whether or not this is truly a russian bread.  Lol!

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BreadLee

Finished loaf.  Smells fantastic!I I  have a feeling this is a keeper.  

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Benito

Looks great, can’t wait to see the crumb.

Benny

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BreadLee

Thanks Benny!

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BreadLee

Here's the crumb.  It's a bit dense but seems right.  Nice and tight for a killer sandwich.  

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Benito

Very nice!

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BreadLee

Thanks dude! What are you baking up lately? 

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Benito