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 Overrun With Chickens

    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 Premium Member

    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 Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    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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