Tag: bread

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]