Quote Originally Posted by nosmok View Post
I'd just put it in the oven (without turning on the oven!) for a few hours and it should dry back out and be ready for re-use.
... only if your oven has a standing pilot light. Some of that old advise does not translate very well to new ovens with electric ignitors (or very old ovens where one struck a match). Raising bread in an oven without a standing pilot is no better than leaving it on the counter, for instance.