Baking Bread. Is it okay to let it rise near the woodstove?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    I made two loaves of bread today and I want to make sure they rise good. I have a woodstove in my basement and I just moved them down there. Is this a good spot for them to rise? If I had guess, I would say it is about 70 degrees in the basment.

  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I sure hope it's ok...

    Because we always sit our bread to rise on a churn that sits off to one side of the wood stove. Warm, but not hot. Terra's got two loaves rising now for dinner tomorrow.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I have a pan of rolls rising near our stove right now.

    That is usually where I rise breads. Not so close it cooks, but nice and warm.

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