The Fresh Loaf

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new and looking for help with whole wheat bread that just doesn't rise how i'd like it to

September 12, 2010 - 2:00pm -- knit fast die warm

hello, i'm new to these parts and new to bread baking... i'm looking for a bit of help


i made the recipe located here:

i made half of the recipe, since i only have one loaf pan.

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A quick phone cam pic of my latest pain de campagne (over the kitchen sink where the light is bright).

Scoring was easier and smoother than usual this time. (Perhaps I've been over-proofing and didn't this time?)

Does that expansion of the slash look excessive? Is there such a thing as too much oven-spring?

Still hot, haven't opened it up yet.

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