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Salutations and good day, my name is Verminius Rex

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verminiusrex's picture

Salutations and good day, my name is Verminius Rex

Actually my name is Harold, but I think verminiusrex is a good username.

I'm an avid at home baker.  Recently I blogged 20 different loaves on my LiveJournal, and I've started blogging 100 Loaves on (  I just received my Oregon Trail sourdough starter and it's proofing now with a wonderful sour smell (I'm naming it Oliver), and I have the first batch of the No Knead Bread dough proofing from the New York Times article that seems to be all the rage at the moment ( 

 I've been reading The Fresh Loaf for maybe a year and have gotten a lot of good ideas off you folk.

talanhart's picture

How is Oliver?  Is he getting stronger or weaker in sourness?  Just curious

Jeffrey's picture

Peaking at your blog, you do have some nice bread.