French bread recipe

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Perfect time of year for baking fresh bread !enjoy

Ingredients: 2 cups warm water – 1 tablespoon yeast – 11/4 c olive oil – 1 tablespoon sugar – 2 teaspoons salt – 5 cups bread flour

 Directions: Dissolve yeast in warm water ( about 110 degrees) and sugar in large bowl; allow yeast to proof or foam, 10 minutes. Add salt, oil, and 3 cups flour; beat for 2 minutes. Stir in 2 cups flour for a stiff dough. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. Place in oiled bowl, turn dough to coat all sides, cover and let rise until doubled. Punch out air bubbles; divide in 3 halves. Shape dough into 3 long thin loaves. Grease and sprinkle with cornmeal (optional) on a homemade french bread divider, pan or large cookie sheet. Cut diagonal gashes on top of each loaf . Cover and let rise until doubled. Bake at 375 degrees for about 30 minutes. Note: Sprinkle or spray water on the loaves during baking for a crunchy crust
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