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Your Questions About Rising Sourdough

Paul asks… can you make pancakes with yoghurt instead of milk? sourdough answers: You sure can. Yogurt (plain), milk, and buttermilk can usually be exchanged, in equal measure, in most recipes. The advantage of using yogurt instead of milk in your pancakes is that the pancakes will leaven (rise, “puff up”) even more than with […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Bread Recipe

Sandra asks… can any bread recipe be used to make rolls? I made a recipe for sourdough bread (recipe was for use with a bread machine, I was making it by hand) it very quickly tripled in size on the first rise, I turned it out and kneaded it, cut it for rolls and it […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Biscuits

Ken asks… What are you doing after work/school today? I think I’m going to work out, then go home and bake some sourdough biscuits! sourdough answers: Shopping trip !! ~ Michael asks… Does anyone know how to make homemade biscuits without baking powder or baking soda? I want to make homemade biscuits but I do […]

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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 Sourdough Starter

Mark asks… Does anyone have a good sourdough starter recipe? I am in search for a good sourdough starter that you feed every 3-5 days. sourdough answers: SOURDOUGH STARTER 1 pack yeast 2 c. Warm water 2 c. Flour Dissolve yeast in water. Add the flour and stir until blended. Cover with plastic wrap and […]

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Your Questions About Rising Sourdough Bread

Mandy asks… Why does my Bread taste a bit yeasty? I made challah bread today and I was all excited when it came out of the oven only to find out that I made yeasty bread. I put the egg wash on it and used a scant tbsp of yeast in like ithe recipe said. […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Starter No Yeast

Richard asks… should I add yeast to my lazy sourdough starter? I thought it was the flour I was getting but I think it was my yeast. I started my starter with the bad yeast so should I just add more? And how much? sourdough answers: I’m not sure I understand your question… But if […]

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Your Questions About Sourdough Rising Time

Mandy asks… Is sourdough bread healthy? Trying to lose about 10 pounds, want to know if sourdough bread is healthy?? What if its wholemeal or organic?? sourdough answers: Sourdough bread is just bread that uses “naturally” occurring yeast instead of using something like instant yeast so it rises more slowly which gives it that sour […]

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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 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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