Sourdough Starter

These sourdough starter posts will help you create, maintain, and bake bread and pizza with a sourdough starter. Use the tips below to improve your starter’s performance when baking bread—as I like to say, a healthy sourdough starter means great bread!

First, create your sourdough starter. Then check out my sourdough starter maintenance routine to keep it in tip-top health. From there, bake your first loaf of sourdough bread using my Beginner’s Sourdough recipe. And finally, don’t forget you can use your sourdough starter discard to make wonderful things in the kitchen!

The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1791 by Benjamin West

Dust to Dust

The Composition and Decomposition of a Sourdough Culture