Monday, October 10, 2016

Day 272 Herb Garlic Baguettes

Herb Garlic Baguettes

2 1/4 Teaspoons Active Dry Yeast
1 Teaspoon Sugar
1/4 Cup Warm Water
3 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil, chopped
2 Teaspoons Fresh Oregano, chopped
2 Teaspoons Thyme Leaves
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Teaspoon Salt
3/4 Cup Cold Water
Coconut Milk

bubbly yeast
1.  Dissolve Yeast and sugar in warm water.
Herbs and garlic

2.  Place 3 1/4 flour, basil, oregano, thyme, garlic and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Using a dough hood, mix on speed 2 for 30 seconds,
Mixed dough

3.  Continuing on speed 2, slowly add yeast mixture and water.  Mix until dough comes together in a ball.  If dough is too sticky, add additional flour.  Cover dough with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 1/2 hours. The dough should double in size.

4.  On lightly floured surface, punch dough down and divide into 2 equal pieces,  Shape each half into a 12 inch long loaf. Place dough on a greased cooking sheet on a baguette pan.  With a sharp knife make 3 shallow diagonal slice in tip of dough.  Brush milk over the loaves.  Let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
Shaped and ready to rise

5.  Bake at 450 F for 20 minutes or until golden brown.  Remove from pans and cool on a wire rack.

Goes well the 2001Ridge Lytton Springs Zinfandel

Soundtrack Green Day - UNO

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