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by jacob burton
2016-05-13 07:19
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2016-05-14 12:27
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2016-05-19 17:01
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Have you read a great book lately that's inspired your cooking or technique? Here's the place to talk about it.
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Chef Jacob,

 I recently purchased Xanthan Gum to thicken the White Garlic Sauce for your sicilian pizza. Can I also use it to thicken homemade BBQ sauce. How would I do that ?

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I have several different size loaf pans with different shapes and I want to scale a bread recipe to fit the loaf pan(s).

My idea was to fill the loaf pan with water to the rim and weigh the water in grams.

As an example, a loaf pan weighs 1300 grams with water to the rim with the container weight tared out.

Does it seem reasonable that the container would hold 650 grams of dough to double in size before baking?

Chris

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Chef Jacob,your yeasted brioche hamburger roll formula was fantastic. I know sourdough doesn't lend itself to rich doughs, how could I go about adapting that formula to sourdough. Any suggestions ?

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Chef Jacob,your yeasted brioche hamburger roll formula was fantastic. I know sourdough doesn't lend itself to rich doughs, how could I go about adapting that formula to sourdough. Any suggestions ?

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Okay, so I just started the F-Step Curriculum.  I’ve read through page 32 and I’ve listened to the first couple of podcasts and watched the corresponding videos.  I am trying to apply what I have learned in this first recipe.  (I know there is homework, I plan to submit that too.)  The idea won’t be that innovative or creative, but I’m just trying to inculcate myself into Chef Jacob's F-STEP way of thinking for the moment.   Keep in mind that I am cooking for myself only so I’m not making an elaborate four course meal or anything.  With that said, here’s my first crack at it as a Stella Stu

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