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The collective total of this past weekend's sourdough

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  • Richard Chrz
    Club Member
    • Mar 2019
    • 890
    • La Crosse, Wi

    The collective total of this past weekend's sourdough

    Went with a double ferment, and used 50 percent rye.

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  • klflowers
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 3052
    • Tennessee

    #2
    Masterful. Every time I see your pics it makes me want to try this, but I am not sure I have the patience.

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    • Potkettleblack
      Club Member
      • Jun 2016
      • 1957
      • Beautiful Downtown Berwyn
      • Grill: Grilla Original / Weber Genesis EP-330 / OK Joe Bronco Drum
        Thermometers: Thermapen / iGrill 2 / Fireboard
        For Smoke: Chunks / Pellet Tube / Mo Pouch
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        Disqus: Le Chef - (something something something) - it changes

      #3
      Very nice. Very very nice.

      What did the double ferment do the flavor? The crumb looks amazing on that loaf. About 9.9/10 for what I go for. Assume this is 50% rye (dark/light/just rye) and 50% white flour?


      I pronounced my starter, Silverton, dead.
      I've started a new one, as it's the bread making season at Casa LeChef... it has already been designated Poilâne.

      First up will be Forkish's Field Blend #1, which I've never done before, lacking light rye flour. Excited for it.

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      • jgreen
        Charter Member
        • Oct 2014
        • 2690
        • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
        • Cookers:
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        #4
        That look so good! Love fresh bread but a bread maker machine is about the limit of my skill.

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        • sthomasaz
          Club Member
          • Jan 2019
          • 57

          #5
          I see posts like this and am in awe of so many on this board and their abilities. Good job!!!!

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          • Richard Chrz
            Club Member
            • Mar 2019
            • 890
            • La Crosse, Wi

            #6
            Thank you for the kind words everyone, I enjoy the process, likely more the the outcome, and the outcome is tasty. But for me bread, smoking, cooking in general is all about the process and what ever mental distraction it gives me, or lesson learned. then next it is about how can I bring people together through the finished result. So, I am happy to have friends that accept and some even buy a loaf from me.

            Potkettleblack I have found the process of a double ferment gives more body to the overall product, and with it a better crumb. Flavor may be a bit more, but, not so much that I would lay a stake in it and proclaim it, but, the extra few steps in doing the double ferment, are worth it to me, plus, I use the extra discard and make more bread with it. ou also asked about the Rye, i made a 50 percent Rye, 10 percent whole wheat and 40 percent white. and increased the hydration by about 4 percent maybe?

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            • Potkettleblack
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              Thanks Richard.
              Agree with everything about process being enjoyable, the mental distraction, and the learning.

              Thank you for the percentages.
          • RonB
            Club Member
            • Apr 2016
            • 12347
            • Near Richmond VA
            • Weber Performer Deluxe
              SNS
              Pizza insert
              Rotisserie
              Smokenator 1000
              Cookshack Smokette Elite
              2 Thermapens
              Chefalarm
              Dot
              lots of probes.
              CyberQ

            #7
            You are turnin' into a bread makin' machine.

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