InstructionsKeep an eye on your starter but don't baby it! There are so many instructions that say you have to stir it three times a day. I have my starter in a Mason jar in my refrigerator. I shake it once a week and bake with it about once a week. I bring the starter to room temperature the night before I am going to use it. After I have measured out the room temp. starter, I feed it and let it sit out ...
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Category: Food & Cooking
Type of item: Food
What was your inspiration?
I love sourdough bread! I have been making jam like crazy this summer (2012) and thought it only fitting that I make homemade sourdough bread. I used a Southern Living recipe for sourdough starter and I have made Country Crust Sourdough Bread, Sourdough French Bread, Sourdough Pancakes, and Chocolate Sourdough Bread!
What are you most proud of?
My starter is living and I don't fuss over it!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Do your research on starters but don't fuss over it! If you don't have time to stir it 3 times a day, you can still keep a starter. Try to use it once a week.