5 Ingredient 30 Minute Baguette

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Bread seems to be a food staple for people all around the world, and many people include it daily as a part of their meals. There is nothing better than a fresh loaf of homemade bread, so why not try out this 5 Ingredient 30 Minute Baguette. This basic bread recipe has you covered when it comes to making a loaf of homemade bread. With so many bread recipes out there, it can be hard to choose which one you want to make to share with your family and friends. This is one of those simple bread recipes that you might just keep in your baking recipe archives to use frequently because it is such a great, simple recipe you can come back to time and time again. That smell of homemade bread baking in your oven at home, filling the whole house up with enticing aromas is enough to make anyone want a piece.

How far back do bread recipes go though? According to history, bread goes back over 30,000 years into the Upper Paleolithic of Europe, also known as the Stone Age. The people back then relied upon hunting and gathering to eat, and came to use cereal grains more and grow the crops in abundance. Unleavened types of bread go back to Egypt and Ethiopia too, where people would grind grain to make the flour and then mix it with water to create flat breads. Making bread as a side to accompany meals became common in Europe over the years and many different types of bread recipes were created like this basic bread recipe, that were very easy to make in a pinch even with limited money and ingredients. Bread has always been known as a way to be able to satisfy a hungry appetite for an affordable cost, and it also always made for a good carry along snack that people could eat whenever they pleased.

It wasn't until the early 1900s that bread became something that was mass marketed. Otto Frederick Rohwedder was the man to invent a machine that sliced bread before it would be sold. People became concerned that the bread would go stale when they kept it sliced, because it would be open to the air and get dried out. But Otto Frederick Rohwedder made sure that the bread was sold in a plastic wrapping that would prevent the bread from going stale too quickly. Whole wheat bread recipes were commonly enjoyed by lower class people at first, while higher class people enjoyed the white bread because they thought it was better quality. Then later on, people found out that the nutritional value of darker, more grainy bread was better and the white bread was not revered as highly. Now, you can go into a grocery store and see all sorts of different types of bread made with different ingredients. You can also make these simple bread recipes at home like this 30 minute baguette. Many people also make bread recipes with the help of bread machines that will do all of the work for you, all you have to do is add in the bread recipe ingredients and it will knead the dough, let it rise, proof it and then bake it. This recipe is just about that easy. This basic bread recipe takes only five ingredients and makes them into the perfect loaf of bread. A nice spongy, soft inside protected by a crispy crusty outside, this bread is perfect. The recipe here makes two loaves, so its more than enough for a family to share and enjoy. Thank you to Meaghan from 4 Sons 'R' Us food blog for this great, simple homemade bread recipe. **

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