In a large plastic bowel with a lid mix together:
3 cups flour (white or wheat)
1 tsp yeast
1 1/2 tsp salt
Then stir in:
1 1/2 cups warm/hot water
Mix the ingredients together until everything is moist.
Place the lid on the bowel.
Allow to rise in the refrigerator for 6 - 12 hours.
Form the dough into a loaf, and cut lines across the top of the loaf with a sharp knife.
Place on a cookie sheet sprinkled with flour or cornmeal.
Allow to rise 1 hour.
Preheat an oven to 425 with a pie tin on the bottom rack. When the oven is heated, place your loaf on a middle rack, pour 1 cup of boiling water into the pie tin, and quickly shut the door. The steam from the water will give the bread a thick chewy crust. Bake for 30-45 minutes (depending if your loaf is more long or round.)