This is what happens when you use a gas oven in China and don't turn your baking sheet around about halfway through:
Yup. Sad, isn't it?
However, the parts that aren't slightly blackened or slightly undercooked are really worthwhile and delicious. The recipe is from here. I was really impressed by the whole process. I'm a sucker for good bread with nice crust, and it was pretty effective at producing some with minimal effort or braininess. I might have to copy it into my recipe stash notebook.
I ate the first chewy, warm slice with whole-grain mustard.
Oh. My. Yes.
In other news, the more time I spend on Ravelry, the more I want to knit, but the less time I actually spend on knitting. I feel like this is a phenomenon that should be investigated, but I'm too busy oogling mitten patterns to do so.
Must. Not. Spend. Money. On. The. Pretties.