Baking Bread: Loaf Anxiety

Baking Bread: Loaf Anxiety

I thought making my starter would be the hardest part of making sourdough bread. It turned out to be the easiest.

While my starter happily captured wild yeast, I had a lot to learn about my dough.

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Baking Bread: Starting with Starters

Baking Bread: Starting with Starters

Having decided to embark on a sourdough adventure, I dove into research mode. Lucky for me, homemade sourdough is getting kind of trendy, so there are, if anything, too many resources.

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Baking Bread: My Wintertime Obsession

Baking Bread: My Wintertime Obsession

The Julia's Rooted Kitchen motto -- "what's in season and what to do about it" -- can feel tough in the winter. Here in DC the winter isn't terrible, but there's certainly no abundance of food growing.

But winter is the perfect time to bake bread.

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