French Bread {and a book trailer}

In my mind, they’re all connected: Baking, books and life lessons. So here’s a book trailer for my husband’s newest release and bread demo all in one. Enjoy!

What if there was a recipe for life? And not just any life … but the life you’ve always dreamed of?

But what if … to get that life, you had to know when when enough is enough?

(can’t see video? click here)

Learn more about Enough …

Enjoy the featured bread recipe …

The Peach Tree’s French Country Bread

1 T active dry yeast * 1 -1/2 t sugar * 1 -1/2 c warm water * 3 c unbleached flour * 1/2 c whole wheat flour * 1/2 c rolled oats * 1 1/2 t salt

Dissolve yeast & sugar in water. Combine 2 c unbleached flour, ww flour, oats & salt. Add yeast mixture, stir well. Knead dough on lightly floured board gradually adding last cup of flour until no longer sticky (don’t feel compelled to use it all). Place dough in oiled bowl and cover with clean kitchen towel. Let sit til doubled in size (about an hour). Next, punch down and turn onto floured surface. Divide in 2 parts. Form into 2 large baguette size rolls and place on greased baking sheet seam side down. Cover with towel & let rise 30 mins (or so). Using serrated knife, make swallow diagonal slices on top of each loaf. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 -25 mins.

video by laura lee

music by jr taylor