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February 15, 2022 at 8:14 pm #9183Katherine KehrliKeymaster
Gabrielle – there is a pound of flour in every loaf. That is the best way to think about it. Although we use 50/50 so a 5 lb bag of Whole Grain + a 5 lb bag of High Extraction flour should get you 10 loaves.
Hope that helps.
KatherineFebruary 15, 2022 at 7:09 pm #9182Gabrielle HerringParticipant
I should know this but my brain has been over loaded of late with husbands medical stuff. Approximately how many loaves does a 5 lb bag of flour make? 8-10?February 5, 2022 at 1:48 pm #8856Gabrielle HerringParticipant
Thank you very much! Katherine.February 5, 2022 at 12:59 pm #8853Katherine KehrliKeymaster
The bread hands of the label point towards the top or the twist tie end. There is a packaging video you can watch it here:
Not long from now, we won’t have any labels to worry about.
KatherineFebruary 5, 2022 at 12:12 pm #8852Gabrielle HerringParticipant
Hi there everyone,
I need a visual of how to put the labels on. I was gently chided that I’m doing it wrong. I put the facing the tie end in the back middle of the loaf.November 21, 2021 at 6:25 pm #7215Katherine KehrliKeymaster
We’ve not found that we need to score the loaves. Splitting has most commonly been a symptom of under proofing. Yes, the pressure finds the weakest areas and “splits”. A little longer proof should take care of the split.
KatherineNovember 20, 2021 at 3:18 pm #7176Kim JamisonParticipant
I just switched from the modern formula to the classic formula. I really like using sourdough if I can, that’s what starting me baking bread in the first place. I didn’t have any issues with side cracks with the modern formula I do with the classic.
Just wondering, when I was making full on sourdough boules, I scored them, now in a loaf pan they split like they want to do that anyway. I’m not doing that until try it for one I’m keeping, but would it help?November 16, 2021 at 2:34 pm #6872Gabrielle HerringParticipant
I was able to save all the dough! Yea! But we are still without power and likely to be out for another 24 hours. I thought of idea, I have a propane grill I have lots of propane. I made the pull apart dinner rolls I got 30 in my first batch and 32 with the second batch. I was able to keep the grill at a constant *375 and they went for about 23 minutes. They are slightly crunchy on the bottom but I didn’t throw out any dough! I’m glad I am a problem solver!November 15, 2021 at 2:43 pm #6853Gabrielle HerringParticipant
Thank you I’ll reshape the proofed ones and put the bulk in all in refrigerator our power might out on Whidbey for longer but we have a generator just nor enough juice to turn the oven on. I might experiment with my gas grill. If not I bake tomorrowNovember 15, 2021 at 2:31 pm #6852Katherine KehrliKeymaster
Yes put them all in the refrigerator. Bulk will be fine for sure, well as long as power is restored within an hour or two. Regarding those that are already proofing, those are a little dicey. But the Modern is more forgiving. If the loaves “over proof” then simply dump them out on your work bench, oats and all. Reshape them and let them proof again. I demonstrated this Friday with our bakers. Loaves turn out quite well.November 15, 2021 at 2:04 pm #6850Gabrielle HerringParticipant
Help! Power went out! I should have known better! I’ve 2 proofing and another 2 in bulk ferment can I put it all in the refrigerator and hope it works out? I’ll Ha e to try again tomorrow I hope powers back on by tomorrow too!November 14, 2021 at 5:12 pm #6841Robin DonohueParticipant
I always bake mine at 350 degrees in the convection oven. They are consistently ready after 35 minutes. I don’t rotate them and though I can sometimes spot a slight variation in color between loaves, I don’t think anyone would notice.November 12, 2021 at 3:37 pm #6811Rosario CarrollParticipant
I miss typed my email Tina: firstname.lastname@example.org : )November 11, 2021 at 5:43 pm #6756Rosario CarrollParticipant
Yes I’ve been baking since April in a convectio oven without any troubles
Best wishesNovember 11, 2021 at 2:02 pm #6735Tina EllisParticipant
Anyone out there using their convection oven for baking loaves? I’m curious about their experiences. I may try mine next time just to see what, if any, difference it makes. I’m hoping it might avoid having to rotate and trade my loaves mid-bake.
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