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Is there another way to prove dough? [duplicate]

My dough is not proving because the room temperature is too cold in my house. Is there another method to make my dough rise without over-proving it?
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How to have a yeast bread dough rise in a cool space [duplicate]

I saw an answer to a similar question and a gentleman named Joe said to use a radiator. I would relly appreciate more information about this. Thank you
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Using low oven temperature to accelerate proofing

During wintertime it is often cold enough in my apartment that proofing takes much longer than in summer. I'd like to use my oven to create a warmer environment, in which the dough would rise faster. ...
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Does room temperature affect rising time for bread dough? [duplicate]

I've tried a couple different kinds of basic bread recipes (both active dry and instant yeast) and no matter how closely to the letter I follow the recipe, I can't seem to get the dough to rise in the ...
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Can you warm biga in a microwave?

This might seem like barbaric question, but is it possible to bring refrigerated biga up to "frisky" temperature in a microwave, without damaging it? I'm too impatient to just let the warm room take ...
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Creating ideal temperature for dough to rise

Are there machines that maintain optimal temperature for dough to rise?
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How do you bring ingredients to room temperature when its winter?

It's freezing in here and it takes forever for butter or eggs to come to room temperature. My questions are: 1) How to bring ingredients to room temperature quickly when its winter? 2) How do you ...
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The ingredients I used in my recipe were too cold and they did not mix well. Is there anything I can do to fix this

I already started mixing the wet ingredients and they are clumpy, is there anything I can do to fix this? I would hate to waste all those ingredients(especially since I doubled the recipe...yikes) ...
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bread dough rising without airing cupboard

I did live in a house with an airing cupboard which did work. However, I have a breadmaker and make the dough ready to shape into pitta bread pieces but how do I make it rise as I don’t have an ...
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Sourdough hasn’t risen overnight

I mixed 400gr of flour with 200 of starter, plus 280 ml of water and a bit of salt. I worked it with the slap and fold method and left it overnight. Sadly this morning I woke up to find it only about ...
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