Sourdough Blog

by sarah leitner

Poached Pears in Wine Sauce

You know the beautiful photos of poached pears popping up all over Pinterest and social media these days? Now that fall’s in the air, I see lots of these delicious images. Am I the only one...

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How to Clean a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

 

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know that my trusty cast iron skillet is my number one kitchen tool. It pretty much stays on my stovetop all the time; my ‘go-to’ pan...

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Tools of the trade.

If I had a dime (ok, make it a dollar for inflation) for every time, someone told me they would love to bake sourdough, but they don’t have the proper tools and/or equipment. I’d be...

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Is a Dutch oven/cast iron pan necessary?

I'm often asked if a Dutch oven or cast iron pan is critical to baking sourdough breads?

To answer that, it is important to understand the function of this pot.

A Dutch oven traps in steam...

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Dare I say, a lifestyle?

If you are not so familiar with the sourdough bread baking process, you may envision me standing all day over my starter and taking care of it. The reality is that baking sourdough and preparing...

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Is Sourdough Gluten Free?

Of the many questions I am asked about sourdough, the most common one is: Is sourdough gluten free? The short answer here is: NO. But there is a rather logical explanation to why people tend to...

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