Easy Sandwich Bread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

A tasty, even crumb and a tender crust, requiring minimal kneading and no shaping, in less than 2 hours. Fantasy? Or the best thing since sliced bread?

SERVES Makes 1 loaf

TIME 1¾ hours, plus 20 minutes resting and 2 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We knew that hastily made yeast breads can sometimes lack the structure necessary for a satisfactory rise, and their interiors are often coarse and craggy. Our goal was to make a soft, well-risen, even-crumbed loaf of bread without kneading...

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