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 than in their entire holiday baking season (October-December) of 2019. That’s massive. With the baking boom does come a bit ofContinue reading “A Perfectly Simple Country White Loaf”

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 repeating myself or that I need to pause a train of thought to ‘decode’ paragraphs for readers. Below is a listContinue reading “Bread Baking: Terms & Techniques”

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 may seem at face value. Since posting I’ve been getting a lot of troubleshooting questions on Instagram and I wanted toContinue reading “On Why: Sourdough Starter Issues & FAQs”

Sourdough Bread 101

  “Any kitchen can become an ecosystem. If you bake a lot, your kitchen will become a happy home to wild yeasts, and all your bread will taste better. Even a failed loaf is not wasted.” Erin Bow   Late December 2019, I decided to take steps toward the life I want to pass downContinue reading “Sourdough Bread 101”

How To: Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

  Up until a few months ago, I had the same thoughts about sourdough starter that you probably do. I thought it was too hard to make. That it would be impossible to get the same, high quality sour from my ‘few months old’ starter when compared to a 100-year-old starter. That it would beContinue reading “How To: Make Your Own Sourdough Starter”