from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

    Curb Appeal

  • These loaves a bit over-risen … I got busy doing something else and forgot about them. News

  • 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!

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • 17:09:05: Note to self: Falling into your own book leads to bread over-risen before it's put in oven.

    From Twitter 02-26-2010

  • 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.

    peter reinhart’s bagels | smitten kitchen


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