11 Ways to Use Your Sourdough Discard in Everything from Pizza Crust to Banana Bread

There’s no getting around it: When you bake sourdough bread, you end up with starter discard. Sometimes, a lot of it. Luckily you can use sourdough discard in recipes; here are some favorites. The Best...

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Sourdough starter... newbie questions

by IndyGirl 5 years ago

Hi... I'm a very experienced baker, but I have never worked with sourdough starter at all. I ordered one from a reputable website: http://www.culturesforhealth.com/starter-cultures/sourdoug...

sourdough flavoring?!?

by muppditt 5 years ago

Ok so I whipped out some sacrilege in an earlier post admitting I used frozen whole crawfish for a crawfish boil, now I am going to ask if anyone has ever tried reproducing sourdough bread using th...

sourdough starter

by stylistintoronto 5 years ago

I have a bread recipe for making bread with a pouch of yeast. I want to use my sourdough starter instead. Can anyone tell me the amount I would use to replace the pouch?

The best San Francisco sourdough?

by bethdean 10 years ago

I did a search and nothing came up, which was a little surprising. SF is known for it's sourdough, and I've heard of Boudin but since you can buy it at the airport that makes me a little skepti...

Firebrand Brick Oven Bakery [Oakland]

by TopoTail 8 years ago

I was at Bi-Rite in the city yesterday and noticed bread from a bakery I'd never heard of: Firebrand. I bought their Classic Sourdough, which included unbleached wheat flour, whole wheat flour,...

Baroni and Pisano Sourdough Bakeries

by chris319 5 years ago

Does anyone have any information on or recollection of the Baroni sourdough bakery, or the Pisano sourdough bakery in Redwood City? Information about Pisano is a little easier to come by. It was...

Sourdough Bread (SEA)

by christy319 8 years ago

I'm in love with a sourdough sandwich loaf I get in Ketchum, ID (aka Sun Valley) from Bigwood Bakery, and I'm wondering if anyone makes anything similar here. It's dense and heavy, but it's still ...

Sourdough Starter: "Bad"?

by ValleyCreek 8 years ago

Q?: I have recently begun using a 100 year old starter given by a friend; I don't have that much more history on where it's been. Problem: My wife & I both have lower GI tract disturbances from th...

Sourdough Starter Recommendation

by raberbm 5 years ago

I have had 2 sourdough starters active, and in the fridge for the last 1-1/2 years. One I made myself and the other I bought in dry form in Alaska last year. They are both good but I'm ready to...


by prego_cook 7 years ago

I am at my wits end. I have been fiddling with my sourdough starter... feeding it... giving it lots of love and attempting to bake but my loaves are coming out SO HARD on the outside and still not...

Blackbird Baking

by JonasBrand 6 years ago

I've been circling the idea of cutting down the carbs, but my recent introduction to Blackbird has made this almost an impossibility! Blackbird Baking located in Kensington Market on Baldwin Str...

Bread formula for no-knead sourdough?

by Bada Bing 9 years ago

Can anyone suggest a by-weight formula for a sourdough country-style loaf using the no-knead bread technique? Here's one that I use when baking the old way, on a stone: 12 ounces starter (ab ...

loooooong rise sourdough

by erns53 12 years ago

I have been making a lot of sourdough lately. I have a great starter going and the bread I've been making has been turning out mostly good ( a couple of disasters, but I'm experimenting). Most r...

Sourdough starter issues

by Rowdee 5 years ago

Hi, new to the forum and searching for some real help here. Im working on a sourdough starter that just rampages with activity for about 2 days then just fades. Its a wet starter with equal parts f...

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