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The trouble with sourdough bread, or, when the bread gets tough, the tough make panzanella.

The two loaves of sourdough bread that I baked this week turned out unexpectedly.  I prepared my leaven and bread mixture the night before I intended to bake.  I noticed the first signs of trouble in the morning, when my leaven failed the float test — an indication of weak yeast activity.  I’m contributing the… Continue reading The trouble with sourdough bread, or, when the bread gets tough, the tough make panzanella.