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29: Quizzically Baking Bread with a Belgian

We officially now have our very own AppleSauced beer bread recipe! James and Michael chat with baking expert Deb Ross. She provides some fantastic tips for home baking and cooking. Discover who wins the inaugural game of Michael vs. The Expert.

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Guest: Deb Ross

Beer: Fat Tire Belgian White by New Belgium Brewing Company

Deb’s Desert Island Books: The New York Times Cook Book by Craig Claiborne; The Dean & Deluca Cookbook by David Rosengarten and Giorgio DeLuca; Entertaining by Martha Stewart; The Indian Cooking Course by Monisha Bharadwaj; the Baker’s Manual by Joseph Amendola and Nicole Rees

Deb Ross/AppleSauced Beer Bread Recipe

  • 1 lb 6 oz of warm water
  • 2 oz of cake yeast or 0.66 oz instant yeast
  • 2.5 oz of oil
  • 1 lb molasses
  • 1.5 lb rye flour
  • .25 oz salt
  • 1 lb 2 oz stout beer

Mix dough and give a single rise. Bake in loaf tins at 375 deg for 7-8 mins then lower to 300 deg for 33mins. Serve with whipped honey butter.

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