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Basics, Starter

Can I Use Starter Right Out Of The Fridge?The Difference Between Active and Not Active

A sourdough starter is a mixture of flour and water that contains wild yeasts and beneficial bacteria. These microorganisms are responsible for the fermentation process that gives sourdough bread its characteristic flavor and texture. The difference between an active sourdough starter and a not active one lies in their fermentation activity and ability to leaven […]


3 Reasons Your Starter Is Not Doubling

It is very frustrating to see your starter not doubling even after you followed directions exactly and everything should go well according to the instructions, but it’s not. Your starter is not doubling and you are not sure what the reason is. I have run into this problem a few times and was able to […]