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“The universe of bread is made up of a nostalgia for one’s childhood the hard work of farmers, miller and bakers and the distinctive pleasure given by something ‘authentic and flavorful.'”

— Jerome Assire

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A Contest!!!

A Contest!!! Any time there is a major revision to something, like, for example, a web site, errors creep in. We’d like to have them creep out again. So, we’re asking for your help.  It’s a 4 week contest marathon where whomever sends us the most newly found errors will win. Every Friday from October …

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Blueberry Muffins

Sourdough Blueberry Muffins Muffins, notwithstanding a bizarre song by the late Frank Zappa, are fine foods, and they are a great way to start a day, to brighten a covered dish function at work or church, or to just tell someone that you think they are special. Also, they are a great way to use up an extra cup or …

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Freshly Ground Whole Wheat Bread

Freshly Ground Whole Wheat Bread Recipe Part of the Grain Mill Comparison This recipe is a modified version of one of my favorite yeasted breads. It was created to provide a good platform to test home ground whole wheat flour. I’m using a yeasted recipe to focus on the flour tastes of the bread in …

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Roggenmischbrot mit Sonnenblumenkernen

Roggenmischbrot mit Sonnenblumenkernen (A German style mixed rye and wheat bread with sunflower seeds) Part of the Grain Mill Comparison This recipe is a modified version of a seeded mixed rye and wheat bread from my good friend Samartha Deva. Samartha is one of the two best rye bakers I have met. His breads make me …

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Discarded Starter Recipes

Some Disarded Sourdough Starter Recipes Many methods of feeding sourdough, including some on our web page, have you feed your starter twice a day, discarding half the starter before you feed it. The reason for this is pretty simple – if you aren’t using your starter and you feed it enough to double it in …

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Sourdough English Muffin Bread

Fast Track to Sourdough Sourdough English Muffin Bread If you just finished our “Introduction to Baking” recipes, you may be having a deja vu. However, this is one of those breads we make both as a yeasted bread and as a sourdough bread. Which one is better? We think the sourdough version is better, but …

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