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Simple Sourdough Rye Bread with Rye Starter

By Cat, Jan 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. My Sourdough Rye Starter; 2. Simple Sourdough Rye Bread See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread & Rolls Menu; 3. Ronny’s Simple Sourdough Bread (includes Rye Starter info) This month I started a rye sourdough … Continue reading

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Ciabatta Integrale with Sourdough Pre-Ferment

By Cat, May 19, 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Ciabatta is an Italian rustic bread, with soft spongy interior and crispy crust, and with a slight sourdough flavor that comes from an overnight ferment. As I moved my original Ciabatta Integrale recipe … Continue reading

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Testing Sourdough Sponge Methods, with/without Autolyze

By Cat, Jul 2011, updated Jul 2012 (Photo and active sponge, right, by Cat) Includes: 1. Carla Emry’s Sponge Method – modified for 1 loaf, July 2011; 2. Testing Tassajara Sponge Method, Aug 2011, Feb – May 2012; 3. Testing Tassajara … Continue reading

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Tassajara Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread, with Optional Autolyze

By Cat, May 2011 and July 2011 (Photo and bread, right, by Cat) The sponge is a means of ensuring your starter is very active, with strength to rise the bread dough. In this version, part of the sponge is removed after … Continue reading

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Carla Emry’s Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread

By Cat, May 2011 and July 2011 (Photo and bread, right, by Cat) Includes: 1. Carla Emry’s sponge method whole wheat sourdough bread; 2. Testing Carla Emry method; 3. Learnings See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Sponge Methods for Sourdough Bread, an Overview; 3. Tassajara Sponge … Continue reading

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Sourdough Sponge Bread Methods: an Overview

By Cat, May 2011 and July 2011 (Photo and bread, right, by Cat) Includes: 1. Aggressive feeding; 2. Sponge or pre-ferment methods; 3. Sponge methods with autolyze See also: 1. Carla Emry’s Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread; 2. Tassajara Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread … Continue reading

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Ronny’s Simple Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

By Cat, May 2011 (Crock, right, by Ronny H.; Photo by Cat) Includes: 1. Ronny’s Simple Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread; 2. Cat’s learning journey through testing of Simple Sourdough Bread See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. 100% Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread; 3. Sponge Methods for Sourdough Bread, … Continue reading

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Feeding & Maintaining your Starter

By Cat, May 2011 (Crock, right, by Ronny H.; Photo by Cat) Includes: 1. Storing your Starter; 2. Maintaining your Starter; 3. Readying your starter for Bread Making See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. 100% Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread; 3. Sponge Methods for Sourdough Bread, … Continue reading

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Making a Sourdough Starter

By Cat, June 2011 (Crock, right, by Ronny H.; Photo by Cat) Includes: 1. Making and Feeding a Sourdough Starter; 2. Testing my Sourdough Starters See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread Basics (Yeast-Leavened Breads); 3. Natural Leavens (and links in text); 4. Bread & Rolls … Continue reading

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Sourdough, an Introduction

By Cat, June 2011 (Crock, right, by Ronny H.; Photo by Cat) NOTE: I’m in the learning/testing stage with sourdough. Please be patient with me. So far my best success for bread is using the Tassajara Sponge Method for Sourdough.  … Continue reading

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