What's Wrong With This Picture?
a.) two freshly made (still warm!) homemade wheat bread loaves are in the trash
b.) these same loaves could be used as bricks or as dangerous weapons
c.) approximately three hours were spent creating this disaster
d.) someone (not naming any names, but she could be typing this) is not very happy
e.) all of the above
Here is what they looked like before they hit the trash:
Could they BE any flatter (said in my best Chandler Bing voice)? Or harder?
Did I kill my yeast? Did I not activate my yeast enough? Maybe I should buy a thermometer? Maybe I got off track when I was dumping in the flour 1/2 cup at a time? Maybe I let Helga/Brigitte mix too long?
I don't know.
Once I get over the frustration and humiliation of this kitchen fail, I will try again.
Any good whole wheat bread recipes to share? Any tips? Can you hold me while I cry?