Baking bread

I would like to bake some soft bread rolls and loaves but they always seem to go too hard and crusty
How can I stop that
10:51 Sun 26th Feb 2012
 
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Place a bowl of water in the bottom of the oven when you bake your bread; this will produce a steamier atmosphere and a softer crust.
Also, immediately cover the loaves when you take them out of the oven with a very damp tea towel to produce the steam effect.

Worth a try.
Make your dough a bit softer (ie. more water or milk) The t-towel is a must.
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thank you for your answers

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