Published March 1, 2000.
Why bother making baguettes at home? Months of testing and research resulted in a homemade baguette recipe that was actually worth the trouble.
Is it possible to make the ultimate baguette at home? We wanted ours to have a thin, shattering crust of the deepest golden brown, an open, airy texture, a light, moist crumb, and fully developed flavor.
After traveling a long and winding road, we learned that it is possible to make such a baguette at home. We also learned that we had a lot to learn about bread making, including some new techniques and terminology.list of recipes