Often I complain of awful bakes, blaming either my work schedule or things like my starter. The truth is usually I am just a lazy baker. Recently I read Bread Magazine article on sourdoughs by Barbara Elisi and Ian lowe. It's terrific (issue 21) , as it addresses people like me, those who go straight to the bake. It reminds us that in this oldest-of-crafts there are rules we need to follow. Anyway, my vacation is here. So I have more time to give to my starter, never mind for my schedule. Happily, my recent levains have actually been doing well. Now I just have to just bake.
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Nice loaf! Congrats!