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Offline jo_nz

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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1155 on: January 14, 2016, 06:16:04 am »
Right, I am finally taking the plunge and making my first starter!  Fingers crossed...
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1156 on: January 14, 2016, 07:17:52 am »
Good luck Jo.
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1157 on: January 14, 2016, 07:51:54 am »
Fingers crossed for you.
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1158 on: January 27, 2016, 06:24:59 am »
Yay, I made my first dough yesterday and left it overnight to bake this morning. I thought it was a passable loaf. Possibly not award winning, but I am happy.
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1159 on: January 27, 2016, 06:41:23 am »
Jo, congratulations, you are a star.   The first loaf is a good start. Learn from what you did. SD freezes very well so if you are on a roll you might like to make another. 
Let us know how you go.

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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1160 on: January 27, 2016, 11:52:03 am »
Well done Jo. You must be very proud of yourself.
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1161 on: January 27, 2016, 06:01:04 pm »
Well done Jo. :)
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1162 on: January 27, 2016, 09:41:19 pm »
Congratulations Jo :)
I am yet to make my first SD bread, fortunately I am able to keep the starter alive as every time I feed it, I can see bubbles and it smells not rotten ;) My first attempt was a disaster and I blame myself for that, just didnt have the patience :(

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« Reply #1163 on: January 27, 2016, 10:46:34 pm »
If your first loaf was 'passable' Jo then you are certainly on the right track. SD is not the easiest loaf to make and patience is certainly needed thermilover. 
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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1164 on: January 29, 2016, 10:40:29 am »
I mixed the ingredients for a loaf of the Worlds Best Diet Rye Bread. Because it is cold, 11 here today, it doesn't want to rise. I have placed it in a sink of warm water and now in a warm steamy oven. Looks like I will be baking it about 11 pm tonight.
Pretty frustrating so baked 12 No Fuss rolls.

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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1165 on: January 29, 2016, 11:46:06 am »
You still managed to get your fix then Chookie, good luck with the loaf later tonight.
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« Reply #1166 on: January 29, 2016, 01:09:01 pm »
It is frustrating Chookie. We rarely have the too cold problem. I sometimes think I will put it in the fridge overnight, then I worry that it will rise and go everywhere in the fridge.
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« Reply #1167 on: January 29, 2016, 08:33:54 pm »
What a disaster. Not the beautiful loaf this usually makes. I suppose this is what I love about SD, the challenge. I should have left it to rise overnight. Will thinly slice 1/2 and dry out in oven and make crumbs from rest.,

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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1168 on: January 29, 2016, 10:03:33 pm »
Cut the loaf and not as bad as I thought. Quite nice cut thinly and toasted.

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Re: All About Sour Dough .
« Reply #1169 on: February 03, 2016, 04:32:45 am »
Mmm, that looks good!

I have another loaf rising now - the recipe on the first post.
Jo

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