We're doing something a little different for this episode, and dedicating the whole thing to a baking topic that everybody seems to be interested in right now: How to make sourdough bread. So we're bringing you 5 Big Myths about sourdough (and what there's some disagreement on), tips and how to get started, and then answering some of AOC's readers' most frequently asked questions. Also the recipes of course - the easy sourdough artisan bread that's gone viral, in addition to recipes for using up your starter, and other things you can make with sourdough, like bagels and crackers. Plus, find out about some cool new discoveries, though they have nothing to do with sourdough.
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Here's the link to the Cook's Illustrated article about busting sourdough myths:
I actually started my sourdough journey on this blog, so you can see all my steps, successes, and yep, even the famous "UFO" or "pig snout" bread we talked about (though you'll have to go to the link below to see it - the more I thought about it, the more I think putting it in one place on the blog is enough, lol).
Here's that link, plus links to my tip and how-to articles:
- Sourdough Bread? (spoiler - not)
- Sourdough Tips for the Occasional User
- How To Grow, Keep, & Use A Sourdough Starter (This has all the steps to make a starter, plus the timeframe of what to bake with it when and other tips.)
Sourdough Breads to Make
I'm listing my recipes in order from what you can make with a new starter to the bread you can make with a 4-6 week old starter:
- Whole Wheat Sourdough Crackers
- Whole Wheat Sourdough English Muffins
- Amazing Sourdough Waffles
- Sourdough Bagels
- Cheesy Sourdough Batter Bread
- Easy Sourdough Artisan Bread (having a viral moment right now!)
Look for AOC's newest recipe coming soon: Artisan Sourdough Rolls with Everything Bagel Topping - they are so good!
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