Thursday, November 29, 2007

Ready For The Oven

Knowing exactly when your dough is ready for baking takes quite a bit of practice. This photo shows risen dough in a basket that is ready to bake.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Sourdough Failures

The primary cause of sourdough bread failures is the starter. If your starter is not robust, not bubbling, and basically lifeless, then your bread is doomed to failure. Your starter should look something like the one in the photo.