Monday, May 25, 2020

Sourdough Opportunity

Don't call it "sourdough discard". Call it "sourdough opportunity".

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Sourdough Starter Porridge

In the spirit of keeping it simple, here's another thing you can do with your extra sourdough starter.

Eat it!

(Well, more or less. Read on for the details.)

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Echoes of the Bread-Beer Spectrum

Why did humans start growing wheat?

The "obvious" answer is "so that they could make bread". But that might not be the right answer--and it's certainly not the whole story.


Friday, May 1, 2020

Sourdough Discard, Math, and Crackers

Sourdough is trending in a big way:


Here are some thoughts that helped me get my head around the life cycle of sourdough starters.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Covid Cabbage

…also known as sauerkraut.

One of the simplest and most universal ferments.

All of a sudden, buying vegetables is not a sure thing. So gather ye cabbages while ye may…and ferment them!

To topic of sauerkraut has been beaten to death, but I can add some advice on jar selection.

Here goes: