Ciabatta, Ciabatta!

picture18Hi all!  I’m very excited about today’s post.  A friend of mine, who also happens to be the bartender at my favorite local dive bar, opened a food truck recently.  She is just diving into the world of cooking, and let me tell you, her sandwiches are AMAZING.  She is now thinking of serving her sandwiches on ciabatta bread, which just so happens to be one of my absolute favorite sandwich breads!  So obviously I jumped at the opportunity to help out with the testing…mostly so I have a reason eat more brisket (I mean, why else did I move to the south if not for the BBQ?!??).  Now, I’ve made ciabatta bread before, but always with a fancy French bread oven in a commercial kitchen…so here goes the scaled down, at home version! Continue reading