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What is the best water to use for yeast being used in bread making?
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I think rumtscho, above, said it well, as to your question on water. However, it is recommended that if you have tap chlorinated water to let it set out on the counter for overnight, to let the ...

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What happens if I use my sourdough starter too soon?
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It will be safe to eat, as long as it isn't moldy, or has other signs of absolute 'spoiled', which for the most part, we are all aware of. If it simply doesn't 'smell tasty'...smells like turpentine, ...

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Why is my sourdough too sweet?
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If possible, get a small heating pad of some sort, or even a hot water bottle, and try to increase the temperature environment for your starter. 16*C (60*F)is a bit too chilly, try to warm it up 10-15*...

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Any benefit to buy high-quality meat for a mediocre cook?
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You asked if your cooking will benefit from more expensive cuts of meat, or better 'grades' of meat, but also were far too humble! If you are able to make 'consistently decent dishes', you are quite ...

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Blue/green mold on sourdough starter
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It really takes very little time and cost to begin over, and I have seen so many suggestions that if your starter turns any color other than black, to toss it and begin again. Meaning blue, red, pink.....

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Issue starting a sourdough starter
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You said you used AP flour, and although I will use that occasionally, if I run out of a good, name brand bread flour, it is not really advisable. Even unbleached AP flour doesn't have enough protein ...

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How can I reduce the amount of hooch my sourdough starter is making?
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I feed my room temperature starter once a day, with about 1 3/4 c. flour, to about 3/4 c. water, or just so it is quite thick, and I can manage to mix it. I do not remove any, or 'discard' each time I ...

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How long will a sourdough starter last between feedings?
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According to thejoykitchen.com , it can go at least a month. I have had excess starter that I made in the refrigerator now for 4 weeks, took some of it out, stirred in the 'hootch' on top, lightly fed ...

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Maintaining Sourdough Starter
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I don't think it will bother your starter any, and as far as YOU go, I read a great tip of putting my starter in a canning jar, or a glass jar, so the action of it could be easily visualized. Right ...

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Groceries left out on the counter
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During an ice storm, in 2009, we had no electricity for 2 weeks. A friend made it to my house to run a generator for me, to keep my frozen foods from going bad, and I wondered if it was all OK. I was ...

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