My dutch oven only holds 2 quarts. will that be too small for this recipe?

gina davis
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No-Knead Sourdough Bread
Recipe question for: No-Knead Sourdough Bread

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Nancy May 28, 2020
Yes, too bad, probably too small.
The original Lahey recipe called for 3c flour in the main part of the bread (not the starter) and this one calls for 4 cups.
Options -
1) eventually buy a larger oven proof pan if you have enough use for it.
2) for now, try making one-third or half this recipe .
3) make an entirely different that can fit in one of your available pans.
 
gina D. May 28, 2020
thanks! ill try to half it and see how it goes for now...
 
Nancy May 28, 2020
Gina- good luck with the small loaf. Remember to check at about half and 3/4 the original baking time - it will probably be done sooner.
 
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