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Chef John's Sourdough Starter
February 27, 2019

My start is about 4 months old now. It takes a bit of watching and getting the hang of the timing but once you do, this makes some amazing bread. The flavor is unique and changes with the timing of the rise (longer rise = more sour). I use this in Chef John's no-knead artisan in place of the commercial yeast (remove yeast, add 75g start, stir the start into the warm water before adding to the flour) and it is delicious. For feeding, i use 50g/50g flour/water (this is 1/3 cup with my flour and sifting method). Keeping a living start 24/7 eats through some flour. PS. I named mine Ichibod Grain. oh yes, i did. enjoy that.

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