How to Slice REAL Bread

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Watch this short tutorial to become a master bread slicer. Slicing a crusty bread loaf can be challenging, because it might fall apart in the process. Follow these simple steps to avoid that.

 Here’s a quick summary of the steps:

  1. The most important thing is a sharp, serrated bread knife

  2. Use one hand to hold the crust’s top-side together to keep it from breaking

  3. Use the other hand to gently saw through the bread. Don’t press hard on the knife, because that will break the crust

  4. Cut slices about 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick. Don’t go thinner to prevent them from falling apart

  5. Store the loaf cut side down in a bread box, to keep moisture inside the bread 

Slicing bread yourself at home is worth the extra effort. The crust keeps moisture and flavor inside. That's why buying a bread loaf is always better than buying sliced bread. Sliced bread from grocery stores is loaded with chemicals to keep it moist. Just look at its ingredient list. A good artisan bread loaf, on the other hand, stays chewy and tasty without all the artificial stuff.

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