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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #135 on: August 14, 2013, 09:03:30 am »
My bread didn't spread out as much, Chookie :(

Waiting for the it to cool down to cut it, and check the texture.

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #136 on: August 14, 2013, 10:21:57 pm »
My bread didn't spread out as much, Chookie :(

Waiting for the it to cool down to cut it, and check the texture.
Depends on what you bake it in and how wet the dough is. 

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #137 on: March 07, 2014, 08:57:07 am »
Hi! Just wondering how to prove when the temp is low. any tips that work well would be much appreciated as my last attempt was rather under risen I think.

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #138 on: March 07, 2014, 09:17:47 am »
Have you made the vienna loaf athsstar?  This one is put into an oven with boiling water for it's rises and is a great recipe in cooler weather.   

You can also use a slow cooker - place it on low until the dough has doubled in size.

Find a place in the house where the sun is hitting the window.  My bathroom is ideal, it gets the morning sun and with the door shut makes a great room for rising dough.  If I rise my dough in the TMX bowl, that fits onto the window ledge perfectly but for the second rise, I just place the tray of formed rolls or the bread tin anywhere where it fits.

You can put it into the oven with just the pilot light on.

I hope one of these ideas works for you.  Others are bound to have more suggestions.
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #139 on: March 07, 2014, 10:47:08 am »
I use the boiling water in the bottom of the oven method that Judy suggested. It always works well for me.
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Re: Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #140 on: March 07, 2014, 11:29:06 am »
I put mine in the car :)
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #141 on: March 07, 2014, 08:33:02 pm »
Thanks team, its particularly over cast here, and as I have an electric oven, the boiling water method seems like the only option, Does it work for all recipes? You all are such a knowledgeable and helpful group. I can't believe my luck finding this forum.

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #142 on: March 09, 2014, 12:08:07 am »
Bread loves warmth and moisture.  Any way you can provide these is ok. 

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #143 on: March 16, 2014, 08:43:20 am »
Turn oven on to your lowest temperature (mine is 55) b4 you start kneading your dough place dough in oven and turn it off

and when u r shaping the dough have the oven on at the lowest temp,  turn it off once the shaped dough is in the oven
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #144 on: March 16, 2014, 09:09:45 am »
Turn oven on to your lowest temperature (mine is 55) b4 you start kneading your dough place dough in oven and turn it off

and when u r shaping the dough have the oven on at the lowest temp,  turn it off once the shaped dough is in the oven

And make sure the dough stays damp.  A dried out top layer will prevent bread rising.  I have a spray bottle and spray water to keep dough damp.