Mmmm... I just love the smell of the yeast and of the bread baking! How much fun to bake a loaf that turns out beautiful as well!
My technique on this one still needs tweaking, but it's much better than last time:
Here is a photo of the Deli Rye I made last week--just a handy small loaf for a couple of days of fragrant slices and hearty sandwiches: