This Challah Bread recipe is the absolute BEST. The bread bakes up the way it’s supposed to with that airy, soft interior and golden brown crust.
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Bread can be stored at room temperature for 3-4 days. Refrigerate for up to 1 week
Slice bread before freezing and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Store in freezer for up to 3 months
Recipe from Cook’s illustrated Magazine, May & June 2019
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