Another question about fresh milled whole wheat bread: The rise, punch and shape

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~ Any time the dough is in the risen state - if you touch it it will flop/shrink. That is why after the first rise, it is punched down (compacted again) and the two finger pounce test is done (when punched down, poke two fingers into the dough and it should bounce back)- reshaped into the loaf and - THEN it rises in the loaf pan the second time. No touching required (or even thought about) at that stage - or it flops/sinks. Just bake and enjoy.

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Donna Miller is a teacher, author, sought-after speaker and trainer. She has been a both guest and host on internet and broadcast radio talk-shows and in television interviews. She is the hostess of “Your Preparation Station” on Preparedness Radio Network. She and her husband are the Organizers of WNC Preparedness Group in Asheville, NC. She is an Adjunct Instructor for Frontier Christian University. She teaches local classes & ladies retreats for people to learn hands skills. She and her husband are the founders of Millers Grain House and, Your Preparation Station and are on the board of PREPARE Magazine. Joseph and Donna have been happily married for 27 years and have three adult children, and one daughter in-law.