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  1. J

    Stick blender questions

    Agreed re the deep vs. shallow bell of the stick blender! I have one SB that just annihilates everything in its path with one pulse because it has a deeper bell. I just realized this was the reason. BTW, even though I feel like I have been doing this for a while, I'm so glad you asked this...
  2. J

    Unintentional water reduction

    Thank you @deanna! Whew, what a relief.
  3. J

    Unintentional water reduction

    OMG @AliOop, thank you so much for the quick response! It was 5 oz of lye crystals dissolved in 8 oz of water (with some sodium lactate added at the end). What happened is that I have never re-written my bigger batch recipe out so I glanced down at the water amount for my smaller batch, but...
  4. J

    Unintentional water reduction

    Ugh, I knew my batch felt off while I was making it - turns out the water I dissolved my lye in was 3.28 oz short. The recipe is still superfatted 5%, and all of my other amounts were fine, even the amount of lye crystals, I just dissolved the lye crystals in 8 oz water instead of 11.28 oz...