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    A Perfectly Simple Country White Loaf

    As a sourdough enthusiast and avid bread baker, I have absolutely adored seeing the bread boom of the past month. King Arthur Flour (my go-to) reported sending more flour in three weeks of March…

    16 April 2020
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    Bread Baking: Terms & Techniques

    Getting into bread baking more and more involved learning a lot of gargon and (unsurprisingly) a lot of French. I found the more that I write about baking, bread, sourdough, etc I end up…

    15 April 2020
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    Sourdough (Discard) Flakey Biscuits

    You’ll notice in the photos that there are five biscuits, while this recipe makes six. That is because I am someone who lacks the self-control to wait until after photos to snack and, frankly,…

    14 April 2020
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    Weekly Loaf

      Grams & Percentages 500 g flour (275 g bread, 175 g WW, 50 g spelt) 400 g water (80% hydration) 100 g levain (20% inoculation) 10 g salt (2%)   Timeline 7:30 am…

    11 April 2020
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    On Why: Sourdough Starter Issues & FAQs

      Several weeks ago I posted this article, to better familiarize you all with starters and *hopefully* show that creating and owning a starter is fun, rewarding, and not nearly as difficult as it…

    9 April 2020
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    make believe: a quiet quarantine

    I’m currently on day seven of social distancing. With COVID-19 raging across the United States and examples of the extreme circumstances in other countries, I’ve made the decision to distance myself from the New…

    5 April 2020