Whole Wheat Sourdough Scones

I’m always looking for ways to use my starter discard, since I hate to throw away anything good food. I found this scone recipe on Home Joys blog. Sourdough Scones 240 grams sourdough starter discard 84 grams honey 226 grams whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 T. cinnamon 1 large handful (about 1 cup) walnuts, chopped 2… Continue reading Whole Wheat Sourdough Scones

Put your starter on hold

Or, I have a life outside the kitchen! There will come a time when you need to take a break from sourdough and put your starter on hold. Vacations, distractions, whatever. Or maybe you want a backup, just in case something goes wrong. Or you want to share your starter with someone far away. How… Continue reading Put your starter on hold

A good place to start is the sourdough starter.

  “In the calculus of economics, doing so [cooking] may not always be the most efficient use of an amateur cook’s time. It is beautiful even so. For is there any practice less selfish, any labor less alienated, any time less wasted, than preparing something delicious and nourishing for the people you love?” Michael Pollan,… Continue reading A good place to start is the sourdough starter.