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How to Make Your Own Sourdough Bread

Are you ready to hop on the sourdough train? We'll walk you through every step, from understanding the science of sourdough starters to working with the dough and baking your bread. We even have tips and recipes for making use of your sourdough discard.

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    Getting Started With Your Starter

    The Science of Sourdough Starters

    The Science of Sourdough Starters

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    Baking Your Bread

    How to Knead, Fold, and Shape Sourdough Bread

    How to Knead, Fold, and Shape Sourdough Bread

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    Your yeast is working hard to leaven your sourdough bread, so the last thing you want to do is mistreat the dough and undo all that progress. Here are the pros and cons of some of the most popular mixing, kneading, folding, and shaping methods. Two concepts are key to successful sourdough baking. …

    How to Make a Sourdough Bread Loaf

    How to Make a Sourdough Bread Loaf

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    This recipe produces a classic oval pain au levain—a sourdough loaf that's lightly tangy and deeply flavorful. There are probably a thousand ways to make sourdough bread. Consider the catalogue of shapes alone: boule, bâtard, baguette, miche, pain de mie (or pullman), baton—that's just a sample of a …

    Don't Toss That Discard!

    What to Do With Sourdough Discard

    What to Do With Sourdough Discard

    Instead of tossing your sourdough discard, use it to whip up a host of tangy treats. As we enter month seven of quarantine, it’s likely that at some point you’ve set out to make a beautiful loaf of sourdough bread. In doing your research, you probably learned all about the science of sourdough …

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