Baking with Einkorn

Maintaining a sourdough starter is like having a really finicky 5th child that eats exclusively einkorn flour and water. That might be an exaggeration. None the less, it is more effort than I previously thought. But it is DEFINITELY worth it. My family has been largely gluten free since 2013-14. Mostly due to my own … Continue reading Baking with Einkorn

Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.  -Deuteronomy 8:3 And thank goodness for that! … Continue reading Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter

I've had a theory for a while that was recently confirmed by an article I was reading about the connection between sourdough bread and Celiac disease. According to the article, the fermentation of the sourdough starter helps to break down gluten in wheat. Interesting. I've also learned that sprouting grains prior to drying and grinding … Continue reading Sourdough Starter