sourdough

Using your starter: sourdough whole wheat oatmeal pancakes

Using your starter: sourdough whole wheat oatmeal pancakes

Ok, admittedly, this is kind of a mouthful of a recipe title, and you might be thinking: wow, sourdough and whole wheat and oatmeal in a pancake seems like kind of a lot. Full disclosure: these are kind of a lot. They are hearty and serious, especially when […]

Using your starter: blender sourdough veggie waffles

Using your starter: blender sourdough veggie waffles

Look, I married him anyway, but my partner doesn’t really go for breakfast for dinner. I KNOW. It’s madness, and I will never understand. If I served breakfast for dinner, he would utter nary a word, because he’s that kind of guy, but he isn’t […]

Sometimes you want a sandwich: Sourdough sandwich bread tutorial

Sometimes you want a sandwich: Sourdough sandwich bread tutorial

Look, I’m all about the artisan boule. It is my preferred bread form, and I make between four and eight loaves a week. No, I do not eat them all, but I delight in the three-day process to nurture them into existence and the joy […]

Using your starter: sourdough pizza dough

Using your starter: sourdough pizza dough

It has been a week. Somehow we’ve stumbled to Friday, but I’ve been sick with a wretched cough/fever/ache-in-the-joints that has been rather unpleasant for everyone. Though I did spend yesterday afternoon curled up on the couch, reading with the three-year old (that’s right, with – […]

This is the whole point: artisan sourdough bread tutorial

This is the whole point: artisan sourdough bread tutorial

How’s your starter looking? Bubbly and happy? Are you feeding it every day? Is it sour and pungent? Have you taken a little taste, and immediately screwed up your face because *wowser* that’s why they call it sourdough? Have you used it in anything yet? Are […]

Sourdough bread baking gear: equipment list

Sourdough bread baking gear: equipment list

Woohoo! I love kitchen stuff! I love owning it. I love shopping for it. I love wandering the aisles of a fancy kitchen shop and wondering how I could fit that particularly useful/utterly useless item onto my overstuffed kitchen counters. I’m also very good at […]

Using your starter: sourdough banana bread

Using your starter: sourdough banana bread

Bananas rarely last long enough in our household for me to make banana bread. More often, they’ve been gobbled up for an after run or after school snack, or I’ve frozen them to be tossed into smoothies. This past week, I bought a bunch of […]

Using your starter: sourdough quick bread

Using your starter: sourdough quick bread

Dinner becomes extra comforting when there is a loaf of fresh bread at the table. Indeed, sometimes it is the only part of the meal my kids will eat, and when I’ve made it myself, it doesn’t seem like such a bad option. We almost […]

Get your sourdough starter on

Get your sourdough starter on

Oh bread! Glorious bread. When I was a kid, my dad brought home fresh loaves of granola bread every week from the Portuguese Bakery in Nashua, New Hampshire. I lived on the stuff. It was wholesome, a little bit sweet, with a chewy, thick crust […]