If you ever end up in a situation where you have to cook food without electricity, you’ll need some easy, simple recipes that work well over a fire. One thing you’ll definitely want to make is bread. Everyone loves bread. It’s great comfort food, but it’s not something you can store long term.
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In this video, Backwoods Gourmet Channel explains how to make bread with just four ingredients. Here they are:
- 3 cups of all-purpose flour.
- 2 teaspoons of salt.
- 1 cup of warm water.
- Package of dry yeast.
Here’s how to make it:
- Add 1 teaspoon of salt to the flour.
- Add the package of yeast to the flour.
- Slowly add the warm water while stirring it all together.
- Cover the bowl with a damp towel and leave it in a warm place for one day.
- Scrape the mixture onto a floured piece of wax paper.
- Knead the dough and shape it into a ball while using flour to keep it from becoming too sticky.
- Put it into a greased Dutch oven.
- Use a knife to cut an X into the top of the dough.
- Set the Dutch oven in the sun until the dough doubles in size (about an hour).
- Put some hot coals above and below your Dutch oven.
- Check it every five minutes until it’s nice and golden brown.
Watch the video below to see it done.