One of my best friends asked me to do a post on rosemary bread. Never one to say no, I started my Internet search for the perfect bread. Oh did I ever find it! The Food Network rarely fails me. This bread is soft, chewy, moist and has a delightful rosemaryness (is that a word???) without being too overpowering. And I can't forget a magnificent salty top! TGIM isn't a fan of rosemary but somehow he managed to eat almost 2 loaves.
Recipe from The Food Network.
Add 1 Tbl olive oil to your yeast/sugar/water mixture
Add to that 2 1/2 cups of flour.
Then add 1 1/2 Tbl rosemary
Already this smells wonderful
Lastly, add 3/4 cup warm water
With your dough hook, stir until a dough forms
Here's where I forgot the camera. Oil a metal bowl and add the dough. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 2 hours, until doubled. Punch down and divide into 4 equal balls. Form each ball into a loaf and place on a greased baking sheet.
And you will have this!
At first I wasn't going to post this recipe because I forgot to take pictures of a few of the steps AND the pictures that I did take aren't that great. The lighting in my kitchen stinks and I have stuff everywhere. Then I thought.... I'm not The Pioneer Woman, who by the way I love love love, and my pictures don't have to be perfect. They're here to give you an idea of how the process looks, not so much to entice you into making whatever it is that I've posted. I figure if you're here reading, you actually might want to make this bread no matter what my pictures look like. Don't let my poor photographs stop you! Enjoy your time in the kitchen.