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19 April, 2009

New oven on order… YIPPEEEE!!! More bread soon!

Comments : 2 Posted in : Muttering to Myself, Tools and Equipment on by : Paul
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Still no bread baking this week. However, we stumbled on a little extra tax-rebate cash and decided to finally upgrade the current “Burn-O-Matic” piece of poop GE oven we are putting up with. Went oven shopping and after much confusing sales pitches and questionable claims – “Oh, AccuTemp is much better than TruTemp” What? – we settled
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3 April, 2009

Updates and Sourdough Bagel Recipe tweak

Posted in : Muttering to Myself, Sourdough Breads on by : Paul
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I’ve made a couple of changes to the recipe for Sourdough Bagels, primarily I’ve added an ingredient list for making an even dozen as well as rephrasing a few of the comments to make some of the steps a little more clear. Hop over to the recipe here if you haven’t seen it yet. They’re still awesome
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20 January, 2009

The Waste Conundrum

Comments : 7 Posted in : Muttering to Myself, Starting with your starter on by : Paul
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On bread discussion boards where people talk about their sourdough starters, invariably you will see posts written by people who are concerned about the amount of flour or old starter they end up tossing away, especially during the creating-the-starter phase. There seems to be much fretting and worrying that so much product is simply going
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