Honey Oat Bread

I am not one for a big list of New Year’s resolutions. Frankly, the only change I am capable of making after a week and a half of too much food and too much wine is my socks. Assuming I can still see my toes when I bend over, that is.

Instead, I like to reserve a bit of time at the end of the year imagining what a successful new year will look like. My vision of 2014 included, among other things, bread. Made by me. All by myself.

Tah dah!

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This recipe is a perfect introduction to the world of yeast and flour. It is easy, quick, and delivers ridiculously delicious results.

Honey Oat Bread
Originally published by Bon Apetit

  • 1 3/4 c. water
  • 1 Tbsp active yeast
  • 3/4 c. quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1/3 c. honey
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 to 5 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • sprinkle of rolled oats

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