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Why I Bake Whole Grain Bread Every Week

Published November 11, 2021

We’ll tell you why and show you how

Today we have an excerpt from the book that’s coming out Nov. 16 that I wrote with my longtime co-author, Kerri Conan: It’s called Bittman Bread: No-Knead Whole-Grain Baking for Every Day; we are really excited for you to read it (and start baking). This isn’t just a cookbook for Kerri and me: It has become a way of life and has redefined our priorities in the kitchen.

Six years ago, we started playing around with whole-grain bread baking. Three years ago, when we got much of our approach right, we were hooked. Today, Kerri and I bake whole grain bread at least once a week. Here’s the beginning of the story of how and why we got there.