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Peasant Bread: The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make

Isn’t it beautiful? This isn’t my picture, by the way–it’s just to tempt you to go check out the recipe. I made it tonight and it looks quite perfect and pretty much just like the recipe. The only difference is the shape, since I did mine in a loaf pan.