Rye, Rye, Rye. Rye not? I really like rye bread. I don’t mean the commercial rye you buy in the supermarket. I mean the real deal you can bake at home. The flavor is full and intense and it goes with anything. You don’t need a spread but go ahead and try it with just… Continue reading Polish Rye with Brotgewürz
And I’m sure there will be more chapters coming. Look back on this blog for more posts on this favorite bread. I have baked it many times and followed the original recipe (mas o menos), but I wanted to make it with more whole grain. Before, it was 50% WG rye and 50%… Continue reading OMG Sourdough Rye-Next Chapter
This is my first success with a 100% rye and it is a very easy recipe. Starting early, this recipe can be completed in one day. I will make this one again and again, with some minor tweaks along the way. I usually follow a recipe very closely the first time but tweak many ways… Continue reading 100% Sourdough Rye
Like rye bread? Do you often buy rye at the grocery? Look at the ingredient label on most commercial rye breads and you’ll usually find the first ingredient to be wheat flour. The second is water and the third is rye flour. Usually. Nothing wrong with that, but if you really like rye, try this recipe.… Continue reading Sourdough 70% Rye Bread
The first and last rye bread I baked was many years ago. It was a door stop. Inedible. Embarrassing. I have thought about that loaf a lot over the years so I wanted to redeem myself. I just baked a rye loaf that resembles my first in appearance but is in a different world in… Continue reading Sourdough Rye Bread
This is easily our favorite bread of all I have baked. Every time I bake a different bread, Wife says, “Yeah, it’s good, but that rye is the best. Make it next, okay?” I had trouble with the hydration the first time. I could handle the gloopy dough but I had trouble getting it… Continue reading Tweaking the OMG Sourdough
I like rye. I like to use it in my sourdough starter. It mixes well and it seems to rise more robustly than wheat. And I especially like rye bread. My OMG Rye Bread is our favorite of all the sourdough breads I have baked. I also bake rye sourdough crackers often, using my discard starter.… Continue reading Hip Hip Hoo-RYE!