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Sour Dough Bread/Kefir

I think I might be doing something wrong with my sour dough starter that I bought from the source in the 12 steps book. I feed and water it everyday and leave it in a jar on the counter. It has a real fermented smell. It forms a waters, bubbly layer each day. I finally […]

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Sourdough starter still good?

I have never had much success with baking 100% whole wheat bread and if I couldn’t do it with yeast I wasn’t sure about my chances with sourdough starter, but I was willing to give it a go!   So with a bit of trepidation Iordered some sourdough starter to try making bread without yeast. […]

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Naturally Leavened Bread Made with Kamut

12 Stepper Darlene in Canada sent me these gorgeous photos of the whole-grain, 100% naturally leavened bread she made with Kamut rather than wheat, for her gluten-intolerant daughter. She used Jim Simmons’ starter. Read my blog entry from  June 8  on how to get some free starter. Hope this inspires those of you working on […]

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Get Some Free Whole Grain Sourdough Starter!

If you’re doing 12 Steps to Whole Foods, and you’ve done Chapter 9 on whole grains, I have in the past recommended my friend Gwen’s  purebreadsourdough.com for sourdough start.   I have had mixed reviews about the customer service, though. My friend Jim Simmons, author of Original Fast Foods (see book reviews on the site), […]

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