Thank you for reinforcing the benefits of one of the major decisions of my life.-15°, windchill -39° this morning. Good day to get the oven fired up!
Looking for recommendations for purchasing a sourdough starter.I would poke around on the KA website they have tons of recipes that are tried and true for sourdough and everything else baking. I always use a dutch oven and parchment paper for boules. For baguettes I have used a baguette pan. I have proofing bowls and use them for both boules and baguettes. Its a 2 day process that starts by taking your starter out of the fridge in the morning and then letting it warm up for a couple hours. Then you start weighing things out and working the dough. Day one ends around 5PM with your dough in your proofing bowls, and a produce baggie and a twist tie of sorts to keep the dough from drying out. I place the bowls to proof overnight in the garage (this time of year) or fridge in the warmer months. Next morning I preheat the oven and the DO at 450F. Place your first boule on parchment paper and score. Then pull your DO out and quickly pop it in and get the lid on top and into the oven. Baguettes I use a water pan in the oven for steam. Your steam bake sounds like it would work well. The DO really helps to hold in the moisture/heat with the lid so you get max spring/rise during the 1st step (closed) bake.
I use discard to make sourdough pizza crust (KA Recipe)
Sourdough Pizza CrustA chewy, flavorful crust, using sourdough starter, perfect with any type of topping.www.kingarthurbaking.com
I have tweaked this recipe to my liking but it is a great recipe to start with:
Amazon sells lots of "starter kits" for bread baking.
I would defiinitely get
Proofing bowls (rattan with cloth liner) for both boules and baguettes
Kitchen scale for accurate weighing of ingredients
Dough scraper (plastic with straight edge and rounded edge is my favorite)
An oven with a proof setting is really nice to have as well.
You can make some great sourdough pancakes with the discard as well.
I don't like super sweet, but I like rich. Cheese cake. Double chocolate chip cookies.I've only done the overnight version and love them.
I don't know what kind of a sweet tooth you have but this was a recent addition on the King Arthur site.
I didn't need to find this!!!
Sourdough Chocolate Chip CookiesA crispy-edged, chewy-centered sourdough chocolate chip cookie that uses discard starter or or active sourdoughwww.kingarthurbaking.com
Nice cuts, that's a beauty!-15°, windchill -39° this morning. Good day to get the oven fired up!
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I don't know about buying them, but I have made them in the past. Just gotta be patient as it gets better over time.Looking for recommendations for purchasing a sourdough starter.
The KA website!Looking for recommendations for purchasing a sourdough starter.
I hope to try the cookies this week.I don't like super sweet, but I like rich. Cheese cake. Double chocolate chip cookies.
I think sourdough cookies are a must try!
Yes, a good desert should hurt a little.I hope to try the cookies this week.
And don't get me started on cheese cake!! Make it like my mom - boat-anchor dense with a sour cream topping.
Super easy to make your own. Agree, King Arthur baking site. Takes a week (or less) to make.Looking for recommendations for purchasing a sourdough starter.
Yes, it should hurt...as your eyes roll and you think you're in heaven.Yes, a good desert should hurt a little.
"Boat anchor dense" is good!!!Yes, a good desert should hurt a little.
Darn, I had pizza last night at a pizzeria! No pics.
Keeping it for a pre- Super Bowl meal on Sunday. Their bad, they need to plan that day better, lol.
I did not know it was National Pizza Day. By coincidence, though, I made one using sourdough discard.
Huh...I DO know that February 20th is International Pipe Smoking Day and I celebrate every day.
Yeah, I can only drink wine in a glass in 2 rooms or outside. Everywhere else has to be low center of gravity cup like a coffee mug. They will shpill it. I don't know why everything has to be on the floor?!Huh...
I already have the mental image of a man so big he can rip the top of a wine bottle off with his bare hands. Strolling around smelling flowers and bottle feeding kittens as he tries to turn anything and everything imaginable into wine.
Now, I have to work in a smoking jacket and a pipe as you sip your wine...
I know you are Hungarian, but I am getting a little Sean Connery. Mittens don't shpill my wine!
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