Too Wet

Too Wet

This week's tip: Here's what happens when your dough is a bit too wet. It rises just fine, but when it hits the pan, it gets all blobby and flat, and kinda goes ciabatta stylie on you. It's still tasty,  so if that's what you want, go for it. You'll be able to tell it's too wet when you can actually see it blobbing out flat after you've mixed it into a ball. Add more flour and mix, smash, fold if you want a more traditional sourdough looking loaf for sandwiches and suchlike.…Read more …
Eww. Make Your Own!

Eww. Make Your Own!

The secret to San Francisco's famous sourdough: bug poop Meet the wee, multilegged chefs behind the world's most sought-after loaves. https://www.popsci.com/why-san-francisco-sourdough-tastes-so-good Looks like it ain't the fog or the sea air or the weather that make San Francisco sourdough taste like it does. hmmm. Make you own starter. It probably won't have insect poo in it.Read more …
The Crumb and The Hamburglar

The Crumb and The Hamburglar

I guess the shot of the sliced bread is called the crumb. Here you go. This loaf is about half a day out of the oven. If you make your own Straight Killer Sourdough bread, you have to have a good bread knife. I wish McDonald's would bring back the Hamburglar, Mayor McCheese and Company. Stoked I have the collector glasses.Read more …
Seedy Neighborhood in Pics

Seedy Neighborhood in Pics

After the 14 hours of rising. Fold it back into a ball as always. Fill the bottom of another bowl with The TJ's EBTB one layer deep. Plop the ball in top first. Into the hot Dutch oven as always. Bee-You-Tee!Read more …