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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter Feeding

Carol asks… Does anything chemically happen when you put sugar and milk in a bag for 10 days? Any chemical cooking reactions that happen when you put sugar, flour, and milk in a ziploc plastic bag for ten days? You also take out the air. Someone gave me this as a starter for some bogus […]

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Your Questions About Making Sourdough Starter Without Yeast

Carol asks… How often can you bake friendship bread without taxing the yeast? I am baking an Amish friendship bread in a cafe and I bake generally twice or three times a week. I feed it every time, but it seems like the yeast is becoming weaker now. That could just be my ignorance of […]

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Your Questions About Rising Sourdough

Michael asks… I have a question about my sourdough starter…? So I made a basic starter with flour and water on Sunday night, and this morning (Tuesday) it is already bubbling all the way to the top. I guess nothing is wrong, I am just wondering if it is Ok to use because all the […]

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Your Questions About Making Sourdough More Sour

Donna asks… How do I make a sour dough starter? I love a very sour, sour dough bread, so I want to start baking my own. How do I do that? sourdough answers: The instructions as followed are basically taken from the book “The Bread Bakers Apprentice” by Peter Rinehart, and I cannot speak highly […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Pizza Crust

Donald asks… difference between sourdough pizza and normal pizza? hey i was thinking about making pizza and was looking up recipes online. i was just wondering what the difference between sourdough pizza and just normal pizza dough was. is one softer than the other? thanks! sourdough answers: Sour dough has sourdough culture in it and […]

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Your Questions About Rising Sourdough Bread

George asks… Is 9 hours enough time for my sourdough bread to rise before I seperate it? sourdough answers: I just asked my son, he’s a baker he said 24 hours to ferment and another 4 hours to rise Chris asks… what kind of extra junk do I need to make wonder bread? I’m a […]

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Your Questions About Cooking Sourdough

Chris asks… What should i have for dinner – I want to cook something cool? Im home alone, and i dont know what to have for dinner. All i know is that i want to cook something cool or different! sourdough answers: Turkey Burgers with Zucchini Relish Rachael Ray From Every Day with Rachael Ray […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Bread Calories

Sharon asks… what bread should you order at restaurants? At restaurants, they usually ask you for a choice of wheat, white, ry, or sourdough bread. Which one is the lowest in calories? which one should i choose? sourdough answers: All of them are high in calories. Maybe Rye is the lowest ~ Ken asks… How […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter Potato

Lisa asks… What is a good vegetarian grocery list? I’m going back to college in a week and I’ll be living in an apartment, so I’ll have to cook. The problem is I really don’t know what food to buy, and the make things more complicated I’m a vegetarian. A basic list of food for […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter Recipe

Joseph asks… Are sourdough pizza crusts supposed to rise? I used a recipe that only called for the yeast that is in the sourdough starter, and it didnt rise, not even after 2 hours. I know the starter is good, but when baked, they turned out really dense and heavy. sourdough answers: It depends. It […]

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