This recipe is from Epicurious.com. It was very easy, and makes a tender,delicious bread. I used Rapid Rise yeast and altered the rising times. I also omitted the hand kneading. My loaf did not brown enough, so I am adding directions to broil the top for the last 2-3 minutes.
Servings: Makes 1 15- by 10- by 1-inch loaf1 (1/4-oz) package Rapid Rise dry yeast
5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus additional for kneading
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Special equipment: a standing electric mixer with paddle attachment and dough hook