General Baking

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I've found a local flour, although I've yet to try it in this heat.  It's Bluebird flour, produced in Cortez, Colorado and cutely bagged in an old-tim... read more →

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 What's the difference between fresh yeast and instant yeast ?  Instant yeast looks easier to use but why people still use fresh yeast bulk ... read more →

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Electric Dough Mixers

by Scarsdale
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 Good eveningCan anyone offer any tips on purchasing an electric bread/dough mixing machine?  I currently bake sourdough once a we... read more →

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Milk vs water

by Karniecoops
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I realise this may seem like a daft question, but I'm just mid-way through making my first batch of croissants, and I'm wondering why do sweet breads use m... read more →

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In a few weeks we'll be in Spain for the holidays. I have to eat sourdough bread for medical reasons and normally bake my own. Does anyone know if sou... read more →

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I've seen several comments about dough sticking in baskets, plastic molds, etc.  Several years ago, I was fortunate to take a SD course w Peter Reinha... read more →

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Sourdough novice

by judaken
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I've been making bread on and off for many years but have never made sourdough, rather dterrred by the seemingly complex process. But spurred on by an arti... read more →

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I am having a terrible problem, I think. My sourdough has turned into a gel like substance and I don't know why. It's possible I might have gotten a pepper... read more →

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Ciabatta Troubles

by riverbaker
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I have been baking ciabatta for about four months. I use a four shelf convection oven in a local restaurant.  I use a room temp fermentation for 18 to... read more →

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I listened to the podcast that Jeremy did with Graham and decided to become a member of this interesting community.  My name is Bart, I live in Belgiu... read more →

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First, what a great site -- beginner's blog, forums, lots more. Since discovering this several weeks... read more →

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Hi allJust starting my first sourdough today and I dont have any proofing (proving?) baskets. I figure that I can just use a large baking pan, tea towels a... read more →

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How gorgeous to see Graham and his oven just now on SBS TV.  The show is 'Gourmet Farmer' about an ex city slicker called Matthew in a classic&nb... read more →

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Help a London rodent....

by rudehamster
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 Hello people...I've recently taken up breadmaking (add lots of slurping noises and additional moaning about waistline here). I bought a breadmaker to... read more →

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Hi All,  I am looking to purchase a bread machine.  I am from Vancouver, Canada.  Nothing too expensive maybe under $100.  Can any... read more →

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