July 2013

Your Questions About Making Sourdough Starter

Joseph asks… Sourdough starter is reacting too quickly? Ok. So I live in the California Bay Area and I decided to try making sourdough starter for bread. I left it all day today in my apartment and it looked like it was mainly liquid and not much else. I swapped out half the stuff for […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter Feeding

Chris asks… When feeding a sourdough starter, is the dough you remove a second starter? When you remove half of your starter and replace with flour and water, is the removed dough a second culture? Like, could I feed it as well and have 2 starters? sourdough answers: The main reason you remove half of […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Bread

Jenny asks… Is it possible to make a sprouted sourdough bread with no un-sprouted flour or yeast? I want to make a pure, sprouted sourdough bread. No flours or unsprouted grains. And no yeast or oils or flavors or anything like that. Is this possible? How would I do this? sourdough answers: No it’s not […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter No Yeast

Lisa asks… Can one grow a yeast culture out of oats? i know that for sourdough starter or whiskey etc. most use a flour mixture, but could one based on oats work too? do oats contain wild yeast? sourdough answers: Wild yeasts live just about everywhere, including the air that you breath (where most yeast […]

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Your Questions About Making Sourdough Bread Recipe

Michael asks… Can I let dough rise too long? I’m making pita bread and the recipe always asks me to let the dough rise 2-3 hours, which I usually do. I’m not going to be able to cook the dough for 5 hours, is that too long to let the dough rise? sourdough answers: The […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough French Toast

Mandy asks… How much should a 17 year old female asian be eating? Am I eating too little? I am 150cm, 39-ish kg, and was wondering how much 17 year olds normally eat? Cos apparently I am not eating enough to gain weight but I feel like I eat so much compared to my peers… […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Rising Time

Chris asks… BREAD BAKERS!! I need your help! I am making sourdough from starter and my risen dough is not as risen? as i would like it to be.. please help with simple ideas to remedy… easy dinner roll ideas needed too.. don’t have to be sourdough. thanks sourdough answers: Are you just using the […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Cooking Times

Thomas asks… What meal would you prepare if you only had 12-15 min? If you only had 12-15 minutes to prepare a meal, what would you do? I am asking this because my job involves a lot of travelling, and even at hotels, I like preparing a meal every now and then. What would be […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Bread Nutrition

Michael asks… How do I keep sandwich bread from drying out or getting wet in my lunchbox? At my school we start at 9:15 and we have lunch at 2:15. I bring my own lunch since school food is really gross. But since it’s a long time between packing my lunch and eating it, my […]

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Your Questions About Cooking Sourdough Bread Oven

Mary asks… DO you have any good whole turkey recipies? And how long does it take to roast a turkey in the oven? sourdough answers: This is not nearly as hard as it sounds- and is amazing, Enjoy!! Brined Turkey with Stuffing Ingredients Brine 4 quarts apple cider, divided 1 1/2 cups kosher salt 1/4 […]

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