Easy Italian crusty/chewy bread
This is the yummiest and easiest bread.
- 1 1/2 cup tepid water plus 1 tablespoon
- 1 tsp dry active yeast
- 1 tsp salt
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
Add the water, yeast, salt, and flour into a mixing bowl. Using a spatula or wooden spoon, stir well to form a wet, very sticky dough. Do not try to knead with your hands, as it is too sticky to handle. Once mixed, cover the bowl with a towel, and leave out at room…