from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Said of a vessel which shows too high a side out of water in comparison with her length and beam.
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It hung there like an over-risen bowl of dough, yeasty and elastic, meant to be punched down but sadly forgotten.
These loaves a bit over-risen … I got busy doing something else and forgot about them.
This recipe, the first one I've tried from King Arthur Flour's Whole Grain Baking book and my first attempt at making bread with white whole wheat flour, was quite delicious - a tad sweet with a wonderful light texture, in spite of the fact that I neglected the dough a bit causing it to over-rise slightly during the second rise and, as a result, collapse in the center during baking if you look closely you can see the collapsed, wrinkly center in the photos - fortunately, it didn't develop too much of the sour flavor often associated with over-risen dough!
17:09:05: Note to self: Falling into your own book leads to bread over-risen before it's put in oven.
I too have gotten soggy bagels with this recipe, but it was because my refrigerator wasn’t cooling properly: if yours are soggy they may have over-risen they’re structure could have been compromised prior to hitting the boiling water, or the gluten wasn’t properly developed–if they don’t form a tight “skin” when forming the bagel there will be ways for water to get in.