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Fig Challah Bread — Take Three

As a rule, there’s not much better than freshly baked bread (and the delightfully comforting, house-filling scent that comes along with it). This fig, olive oil, and sea salt challah that Smitten Kitchen recommended? Not an exception to that rule. (And come on — how could I resist giving bread that has a fig/orange zest layer a try?) Truth be told, this was my third attempt at this recipe. The first two times, I couldn’t get the yeast to rise […]

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