Beginners

Making sourdough is easy

Mouldy starter

I began making sourdough bread perhaps a month ago after many years of seeing it in my bread book. I followed a beginners guide...

First starter: Thick hard crust on top

Hi all, This is my first time making sourdough starter. Everything seems to be going alright, the starter is bubbling and rising...

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Starter

Hi all Having trouble breeding a starter. Followed the instructions on this site. Day 1, maybe a couple of bubbles. Day 2, going...

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Newbie

I just created my starter yesterday and am looking forward to watching its progress. When I found this site, I was excited to see...

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starter

Please, can anybody help me? Despite sterilizing my starter jar and being very careful to keep it covered, I get to day 5 and...

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one-handed Sourdough cook

I'm a one-handed, because of a stroke, cook who is just now getting into sourdough bread. I would like to know if there are...

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Flour in recipes

Hi all! I'm a rookie sourdough enthusiast. I'm working with an Alaska starter kit. I didn't bake until the starter was about a...

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Crumb Help!

Hi everyone! I've finally fixed the gummy dough issue-- the crust was hardening too fast in the oven, which was preventing the...

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How do I get a more open crumb?

Thanks to everyone who has posted on his site. I just began eating my first loaf of sourdough made entirely from scratch and it...

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My first Batch

Boules

Here are two white whole wheat sourdough boules. Mixed 1/2/3 with 2% salt. Proofed 12 hours total with 3 foldings and 2 shapings...

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