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Awesome third loaf

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Awesome third loaf

After my disappointing second attempt, I decided to try the basic tartine recipe with 74% hydration.  The only difference is that I baked covered at 500 for the first 20 min, instead of 450.  I’d say my loaves are improving!  Thank you all for the input you’ve provided as well.

first attempt:

second attempt:

and finally my latest bake: