As I have mentioned more than once, I hate to throw away food. And if you follow most directions on maintenance of sourdough starter, as I have for many months, you discard about half your starter every time you feed it. You can make many things with the discard in addition to sourdough bread, such… Continue reading No More Sourdough Starter Discard
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
“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.