The best way to keep bread is at room temperature. After 2-3 days, you should wrap the bread well, put it in a freezer bag and freeze it.Â Never store any bread in the refrigerator, because the cold temperature (38Âº-40Âº) accelerates the crystallization of the starches, causing the bread to stale much faster. When I bake a bread, as soon as it cools completely, I cut it, freeze half immediately and keep the other half cut-side down on a cutting board covered with a clean cloth. When that’s consumed, I take out the frozen half, defrost it at room temperature or wrap it in foil and bake in a 450Âº oven for 10 minutes and it tastes just as good as the day it was baked.
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No matter how old I get, I’m still learning. Makes sense to me and I’ll heed that advice. E