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I'm distraught and need the help of folks who routinely produce beautiful breads in gas ovens.

March 22, 2012 - 9:37am -- bnom

I'm distraught and really need the help of Fresh Loafers who routinely produce beautiful breads in their gas ovens.  I retired my old electric range in a recent remodel and installed a Capital Culinarian gas range with convection. It's a powerful, very well made pro-style range (with no electronics to go wonky with steam). With my electric range, I produced crusts like this:

And this is the sad puppy I just pulled out of my gas range:

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