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Problems with second rise, and when do I slash loves?

September 17, 2009 - 10:48am -- willy62
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Hi everyone,


I've been trying to get this whole bread thing right, and seem to have problems with the second rise. Free standing loaves just seem to fall flat. If they stand well, they fall when I slash them. If I slash before the second rise, the slashes don't open.


In general, the first loaf I made was pretty good. I can't seem to reproduce the results, and can't figure what I could be doing different.


Any help would be great, Willy.

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