Should you punch down the dough before putting it in the fridge (for the second proofing)?

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No-Knead Sandwich Bread
Recipe question for: No-Knead Sandwich Bread

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BakerBren August 17, 2019
Yes, best practice is to degas the dough before refrigeration. Since this is labeled a no-knead recipe, it would definitely benefit from a good stretch-fold to align and strengthen the gluten at the time of "punching" down.
 
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