Sourdough Country Loaf

This sourdough bread recipe is based on the Country Loaf from Tartine Bakery! This has been my go-to recipe as of late. It’s a slightly higher hydration recipe, so it yields consistently more open crumb (nice air pockets) and a beautiful, crispy crust. Enjoy! Sourdough Country Loaf Recipe Yield: 2 loaves Time: 10-24 hrs Ingredients:…

Lessons Learned From Baking Sourdough Bread Weekly For One Year

I recently realized that I had hit my one year anniversary of baking sourdough bread. Is that a major life milestone? No. But it’s certainly a baking milestone! And it’s a milestone that I felt was worth sharing and worth reflecting on. Over the last year, I’ve really started to think of myself as a…

Blueberry Lemon Galette

Ya’ll already know I love a galette — aka a rustic pie. It’s simple. It’s delicious. It doesn’t have the same level of stress of a regular ol’ pie where your crust might not cook and the filling might not set or the whole top crumbles. Plus, all the deliciousness of summer is in full…

Pt. 4: Recipe for Classic Sourdough Bread

There’s simply nothing better than the smell of a freshly baked loaf of homemade sourdough bread right out of the oven! 🤤 Below you’ll find my current go-to recipe for homemade sourdough bread. This recipe is simple to follow and requires no traditional “kneading” of the dough. Instead, it uses a technique called “stretch and…

Pt. 3: How To Maintain a Sourdough Starter

The basis of all sourdough is the “starter” which is nothing more than a small batch of fermented water + flour. You can either get a supply of starter from a friend like I did OR develop your own. How to create a sourdough starter from scratch: Mix together equal parts tepid water (approx 74°F)…

Pt 2. Gettin Started with Sourdough Bread

Now that you have your fridge starter going, you’re ready to bake! For most recipes that I’ve tried for a classic sourdough bread loaf or “table loaf,”  has a three-day baking schedule. Based on personal preference, you could go from feeding to baking in two or three days. See sample baking schedules below!  3 Day…

Pt 1: My Intro to Sourdough Bread

I recently received a sourdough starter from a friend of a friend and have blossomed into a full-blown, obsessed-with-sourdough baker. After years of experiencing pain after eating bread, I’d all but accepted my fate. Not gluten intolerant, but definitely sensitive. So, I just avoided it. Except for when I didn’t. I am certainly not a…

Perfect Pie Crust Dough

The perfect pie crust recipe doesn’t exi— 😍 The title is not an exaggeration! I’ve used this recipe to make pies, galettes, tarts, etc and it simply does not fail. It’s such a simple pie crust recipe and the dough is so easy to handle (not brittle!) and can even be used to make a…

5 Favorite Holiday Treats

Happy holidays, friends! Below is a roundup of some of my favorite treats for sharing with loved ones during the holidays. Most are actually suitable for gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diets — whaaat?! This wasn’t intentional, but there ya go. Making treats that will please your friends/fam and you don’t even have to worry about…

Spiced Apple Galette

This weekend, I was craving a “fall” treat and apple pie sounded like a great option but I didn’t think I’d have the time to do a pie. So, I decided to make a simple galette instead. Genius! I started with this recipe from Food & Wine and tweaked the ingredients a bit to have extra ~spice~…

6 Healthy No-Bake Summertime Treats

Summer is in full swing and that means easy, no-bake treats are pretty much the only thing I want to think about these days. Here’s a roundup of some of my all-time favorite summertime treats that are healthy, no-bake, and naturally gluten-free, vegan, and/or paleo. Enjoy! – H PS – Apparently I really like blueberries,…

Lemon Tahini Buddha Bowl (gluten free/vegan)

If you’ve ever visited Asheville, North Carolina, you’ve probably eaten at or at least heard of Green Sage Cafe — it’s kind of a staple. It’s safe to say I absolutely LOVE the Buddha Bowl from Green Sage… I order it more often than I’d like to admit. Here’s my take on how you can…