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Offline Chaze215

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Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« on: June 23, 2013, 08:05:48 PM »
Can this problem be attributed to the balling process than the stretching? Or maybe a combination of both? I usually don't have this problem but it was very frustrating  >:( Then....if the thin area wasn't annoying enough, I tore a hole in one of the pies when sliding the peel under it to take it out. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Still tasted good though!  ;D
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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2013, 08:54:44 PM »
I had this problem this morning as well. In my case, I had reballed and then tried to open the skins too soon after reballing. I think if I had left them longer the balls would have become more uniform. It was probably also that I didn't do a great job of forming the dough balls when I reballed.

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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2013, 09:29:15 PM »
It happens.  Just look for it forming and work around it.  Leave a mound in the middle, push out the mid range, then work the edges both inwards and outwards.  If it gets too thin, fold it over.  Pinching it doesn't work.

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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2013, 10:11:52 PM »
I had this problem this morning as well. In my case, I had reballed and then tried to open the skins too soon after reballing. I think if I had left them longer the balls would have become more uniform. It was probably also that I didn't do a great job of forming the dough balls when I reballed.

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See, now I was thinking I should have reballed the dough. I only reballed the dough 1x over a 4 day ferment.  ??? For several day fermentations, how often do you reball?
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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2013, 10:14:48 PM »
Long over fermentation wreaks havoc on my dough over stretching and ripping.

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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2013, 10:19:24 PM »
Re-balling never works.

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Re: Thin areas when stretching skins tonight
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2013, 10:39:02 PM »
Re-balling never works.

So for a 4 day fermentation, you would only ball once? 
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