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

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Bread Day Disappointment

Oh, today is the day. I dried the sprouted grain (spelt) yesterday, so today was grinding day. Thanks to my Vitamix blender given to us by my husband's late grandfather, the process went fairly quickly.  I grind in small batches and sift the flour so that I end up with a really fine quality flour … Continue reading Bread Day Disappointment

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