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Thick & crunchy crust

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Baker Frank

Thick & crunchy crust

I love it when bread has a thick and crunchy crust, but I don't know how to make it happen.

Any suggestions?

Thank you,

Frank

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Colin2

This thread might be helpful: http://www.thefreshloaf.com/node/54803/chasing-thin-crispy-not-thicktough-dough

The answer is basically kneading.

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Baker Frank

Colin, thank you for responding to my question. I look forward to following up on some of the suggestions.

Regards,

Frank