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OftenBen  ·  1040 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some inspiration for the bread crowd

Truth.

The best loaves I've ever made sat in my fridge cold fermenting for 5 days before they got baked.





ghostoffuffle  ·  1040 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Some day I'll work up the gumption to do a sourdough starter. Apparently it stinks to high heaven, but goddamn it would be worth it...

ThurberMingus  ·  1040 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I have never had a new sourdough starter get more than mildly funky. If it's stinking, you aren't discarding and feeding often enough. Do it twice a day, and the funk won't be strong and it won't last more than a week.