Saturday * Sourdough Bread

Welcome to my Saturday !

It’s been a busy week as January is ending. And I am changing my blogs over to February. Lots happen in February : Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine,President Day and Yes! Mardi Gras.

What’s you plan for the Super Bowl? Watching at home-with friends or Not watching it – well what ever your plans mt Saturday recipe will get you ready ! Inspired by the game :

“The sour flavors come from lactic and acetic acids produced by inevitable environmental bacteria, which are working on the flour’s sugars along with the yeast. … And there you have it: San Francisco’s sourdough bread is good because San Francisco’s bacteria is particularly tasty.

Bread Machine : Basic Sourdough Bread

  • 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 1 cup sourdough starter ( homemade, or from a friend or store bought)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 2/3 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  1. Add all ingredients in order suggested by your manufacturer.
  2. Select white bread setting and push start.

Store bought starters :

King Arthur Flour

Ebay and Amazon sells starter

Culture for Health (online)

Whole Wheat Sourdough Starter : Culture for health (packaged)

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