Beginners

Making sourdough is easy

Bread machines

I am new to sourdough, and recently made my first starter culture. I bake bread in the breadmachine each night to make sandwiches...

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baggy crust!

I have just tried making Dan Lepard's no-knead sourdough and while the texture of the bread was great - slightly chewy and full...

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Question about starters

I haven't yet gotten a sourdough starter but I've been thinking about it. I can get a starter from different sources like the...

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Is it dead?

I made my starter using grapes, and wow, was it great. It rose, it fell, it had a wonderful, wine-like smell, and in general,...

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Help me shape my loaves!slack dough, shaping

After a couple of years baking with commercial yeast, I have now entered the extraordinary sour dough world/ And, this website is...

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How much flour/water to feed my starter?

Hi! I'm a sourdough newbie. I ordered Carl's Sourdough starter online and got my starter going 3 days ago. I started with 1/4 cup...

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It's not sour!

Hello! I've been baking breads succesfully for a year now, and thought I'd throw my hand into sourdough. It isn't sour! At all...

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lost

Hi, i am a complete newbie to sourdough baking. I just made my first loaf yesterday- the wholemeal sandwich loaf from the book "...

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Starter in less than 24 hours? Contamination?

I have been baking dough with the standard store bought yeast for a couple of weeks now, and decided that I wanted to go the more...

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thanks! and an introduction

my first sourdough loaf

Hi all, I'm pretty new here, been baking with my sourdough starter (created via tutorials on this site) for about four weeks now...

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