So You Want to Make Sourdough Bread?

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Sourdough doesn't fit with our "gotta have it now" society. Even at its simplest, it still takes days to go from first impulse to finished loaf. It can be as simple or as complicated as you make it. You can work it around your schedule. It can be active or lazy. You can make lots of bread or a little bread.

My friend, Michelle, loves to bake bread. Over the years, she has mastered bread, especially sourdough. Michelle was willing to share her notes on how she is able to make a wide variety of sourdough recipes without fuss.

The Starter


Using Your Starter

Michelle prefers to follow bread recipes.

Changing Starters to Fit a Recipe

General Tips

Resources for Recipes and More Info

The Wild Yeast Blog

The Fresh Loaf


Yeast Spotting

Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast by Ken Forkish

The Bread Baker’s Apprentice by Peter Reinhart

Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson

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