Tag Archives: sourdough

Oatmeal & Whole Wheat Sourdough Pancakes

It seems that no matter how I tweak Yumarama’s World’s Best Pancakes Recipe, I can’t go wrong.  It really does make the world’s best pancakes… and this being my week of flatbreads, I’d like to share my version of them with you.  My friend Louise‘s family has a sugar bush, and I am lucky enough […]

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Opera makes for some awesome bread

As I’ve been performing for the last two weeks (you know, the “Opera” part of “Kitchen Operas”), the routine has gotten a little out of whack.  There have been lots of quick meals, and lots of eating on the run. In order to regain some stability in my life yesterday, I thought it was time […]

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Postcard from Vegas

Dear Reader, I hope your holiday season is treating you well! I have landed myself in Vegas, along with the family, and am having a blast exploring the foodie side of “The Strip”. I will regail you with stories and photos upon my return, but like the showgirls here, I will leave you with a […]

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Feeding a Sourdough Starter

After much reading of bread books, and research on The Fresh Loaf forums, I have come up with a system for feeding my two pets sourdough starters living with me, so that they can feed me with bread! I have two sourdough starters right now, a whole wheat starter that I built up from scratch, […]

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No-Knead Sourdough (with a little cheat)

I have a mission for Saturday: 3 white sourdough loaves, to be cut into cubes and served at a wine-tasting. As my starter (Fluffy) is whole wheat, I needed to convert some of Fluffy to a white starter, or start from scratch.  Seeing as starters take about a week to get going from scratch, I […]

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Starting with Sourdough

My current fascination obsession with sourdough began earlier this year, when I picked up a copy of Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads: New Techniques, Extraordinary Flavor. As a novice bread baker, I had attempted a few (surprisingly beautiful and delicious) of Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread loaves in various combinations of white and whole wheat flours, […]

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