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“Better beans and corn bread at home than cake and wine in the land of strangers.”

— Georgian Saying

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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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Carrot Pineapple Cake

Carrot Pineapple Sourdough Cake A recurring question I receive is what to do with leftover or excess starter. And there are many good answers. Making pizza shells is certainly one of them. Making Blueberry Muffins is another. I have to confess, I’ve never been a fan of sourdough biscuits. I like baking powder biscuits, and to me sourdough biscuits are really rolls, …

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Discarded Pancakes

2019-07-28 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 …

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