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Why does flour need more water when I make bread here?

November 14, 2010 - 5:18pm -- gringogigante
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I live in Allen, TX ( a suburb north of Dallas) and have noticed that everytime I make a recipe (and I mean every single time), I need to add 1/4 to1/2 cup or more of water over what is given in the recipe.


Why is that?


I am new to baking and this forum (my first entry!), so be gentle amigos!  :-)


Thanks in advance.


 


Chris

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