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…

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 fold”…

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. Here’s a basic startup guide to developing a sourdough starter from scratch: Mix together equal parts…

A Guide to Baking 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,”  you’re looking at a 3-day schedule before you actually have a product that you can eat. Here’s my typical weekly sourdough bread baking schedule:  Friday: 1) Feed fridge…