Wow, that tasted good and definitely added a bit more pep to my morning bike rides!
The receipe produces a rather wet lump of dough in the mixing bowl:
It looks much more promising after rising for 18 hours:
The recipe calls for a large heavy pot, which produced a long-disused nickel-plated cast iron Wagner Ware No. 8 Drip-Drop Roaster from the attic:
I scrubbed out the interior and used it as-found to good effect. After the cookin’ was done, a few hours of electrolytic stripping seemed in order:
The lovely nickel plating on the outside of the pot didn’t need stripping, but the interior is once again a nice flat black surface and the next loaf should drop right out …