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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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Quick Bread Recipes

Some quick bread recipes On this page, we’re listing some of our favorite quick breads. Usually, when people think of quick breads they think of breads leavened with baking powder. or baking soda and buttermilk. There is an almost forgotten sourdough variant of this, ripe (or acidic) sourdough starter and baking soda. It makes great biscuits, rolls, muffins, cupcakes and even an …

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Pain au levain

Three Stage French Bread (Pain au levain) In “The Bread Builders”, Alan Scott and Dan Wing mention a classic three stage process the French use with Pain au levain. They obtained the recipe from J.C. Groscher, who got his data from Professor Calvel. It looked really, really interesting. However, the process starts with 1 kilogram of …

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Discarded Pancakes

Discarded Pancakes No, don’t discard the pancakes, make them with discarded starter! Many people feed their starters using instructions that say something like, “discard half your starter, now add so much flour and water to the starter you’re keeping.” These instructions bother people, a lot. It means you’re discarding your precious starter and the flour and …

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