for family meals :
Walnut Country Bread
is one of the recipes which we have been given
permission to reproduce by RecipeGoldmine, founded
by Linda Roth.
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C. all-purpose flour (or 2 C. all-purpose flour
+ 2 C. whole-wheat flour)
11/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 T. chopped fresh thyme or rosemary (or 1 tsp.
dried thyme or rosemary)
1 1/3 C. buttermilk
1 egg, beaten
2 T. olive oil
1 C. chopped walnuts
1 C. sliced ripe olives, drained
oven to 375ºF. Grease an 8-inch round cake
pan or coat with nonstick vegetable cooking
the flour, salt and baking soda and sift them
together in a large bowl; set aside.
another bowl, beat together the thyme or rosemary,
buttermilk, egg and 2 tablespoons olive oil.
Add to the dry ingredients along with walnuts
and olives. Stir vigorously with a fork or a
large spoon until the dough holds together.
Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface
and knead gently for about 30 seconds, just
long enough for the dough to become smooth rather
than sticky. Do not over-handle the dough.
floured hands, pat the dough into a round about
8 inches across and 2-inches high. Place in
the prepared pan. With a sharp knife, cut a
1/2-inch deep "X" across the top of
the loaf. Bake 45 - 50 minutes or until browned.
Remove from the pan. Rub the outside of the
loaf with olive oil. Place on rack to cool completely.
1 (8-inch loaf)
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