Fast Breads' Crusty Artisanal Bread
- 3 cups unbleached all-purpose/plain flour
- 1 cup unbleached bread/strong flour
- ¼ cup whole-wheat flour
- 1 tbsp kosher salt
- 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast (one ¼-oz packet)
- 2 cups water, at room temperature
1 In a stand mixer fitted with the flat beater, mix together the 3 flours, salt, and yeast on low speed just until combined. Add 1 3/4 cups of the water and mix until all the ingredients are smoothly combined, then beat for 4 minutes. The dough will be soft and sticky and will not come away ...