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12 June, 2010

The Vermont Sourdough Trilogy

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One of the breads that came up in the June list for MellowBakers.com was the Hamelman Vermont Sourdough, a bread I’ve made before a number of times and posted about here several tries on the blog. The cool thing, however, is that because we’re group baking through all 85 recipes in Hamelman’s awesome book ,
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31 January, 2010

Sourdough Pumpernickel

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Here we are at bread No. 34 in The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, Sourdough Pumpernickel. The header image is the same as the prevous entry since it features both the lighter New York Deli and the Pumpernickel breads. These are what we should be hoping to see once we’re done baking. This was a pretty simple bread,
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25 January, 2010

New York Deli Rye

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And here we are at the first of several Sourdough Rye breads in The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, bread number 31 of the BBA Challenge. This one seems intriguing as it’s not simply a rye bread, not even a rye and caraway bread but a rye, caraway and onion bread. The pressure on this one coming
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24 January, 2010

BBAC No. 30: Basic Sourdough Bread

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First, an admission. I made and photographed this bread around Dec 10th but it’s now Jan 23rd so I’ve held off posting for well over a month. Why? A few reasons: Holiday season, other breads wanting to get made, getting a wee bit “done” with the challenge, among others. But now it’s time to try
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26 August, 2009

Sourdough Starter – 1 Week Update

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Intro • Day 1 • Day 2 • Day 3 • Day 4 • Day 5 • Day 6 • Day 7 • Final Thoughts • [Day 15] Day 15 Update It has been eight days since this Step-by-Step Starter from Scratch project was posted on Day Seven and here is where the boys stand right now. After about 5 days of twice
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