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Making bread

  • How-To

    How to Shape Marble Rye

    Peter Reinhart demonstrates how to make and shape this impressive loaf of bread.

  • How-To

    How to Make and Shape Dinner Rolls

    Learn how to make an easy-to-work-with dough and shape it into knotted, Parker House, cloverleaf, and butterflake dinner rolls using cooking instructor and author Peter Reinhart’s simple technique

  • How-To

    How to Make Cornbread

    A classic quick bread that should be in every cook’s recipe collection.

  • How-To

    Taking Control of Gluten

    Learn how to increase or limit this sticky protein for breads and pastries with the best texture

  • How-To

    How to Shape a Bâtard

    A bâtard, or torpedo loaf, is a classic shape of bread in its own right, but it's also the first step in creating a baguette or even a pan loaf.…

  • How-To

    How to Shape a Boule

    Learn how to create the classic round French loaf known as a boule with bread authority Peter Reinhart. Not only is a boule a versatile shape on its own, it's also the…

  • Article

    Bread Baking Guide

    Baking recipes, techniques, and tools for novices and experts alike

  • How-To

    How to Shape Épis

    The épi is a classic French bread shape named for the stalk of wheat it resembles. Once you've shaped a baguette, it takes just a few snips to turn it…

  • How-To

    How to Shape Mini Baguettes

    A simple technique for making light, crusty French bread in your own kitchen

  • Article

    Book Reviews: Baking Bread at Home

    I love bread, all kinds of bread: baguettes, ciabattas, sourdough, white, whole wheat, rye—you name it. But I’m definitely not a bread baker. Or rather, I wasn’t a bread baker.…

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