The Fresh Loaf

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Still lot's to learn with SD.

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Nomadcruiser53

Still lot's to learn with SD.

Well, I have my 1st SD using my own wild yeast starter. The whole journey to the first loaf has been quite a learning curve. Now I know I have a long way to go, but we ate the darker loaf with company tonight and it was pretty darn tasty. Had that SD tang to it. I'm happy, but I really want to do better. I'm thinking that elusive loaf will have me baking for years to come.


Dave

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David Wilson

It looks pretty tasty to me!


I think that's all we can do-- keep on baking in pursuit of the perfect loaf =]

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xaipete

Really great job, Normad, esp. for your first try!


--Pamela 

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Nomadcruiser53

I'm having fun. I need to organize things a little better though. It would be better if I could time my starter feedings with bakings. It seems like I'm forever wiping up flour and doing dishes. Not my favorite part of this experience. Dave

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JoeV

Yep, it's not over until the dishes are done. I just shrug it off as part of the process. One thing that does make it easier is having a Bench Scraper. I have granite counters so I use a stainless steel scraper, but they make plastic and neoprene scrapers for use on Formica counters so you don't scratch them. You can even use a plastic drywall knife that you can get at Lowes or Home Depot.