Alisa Murray’s Sour Dough Starter | invented a million years ago and certainly not by little ole’ me! | #alisamurray

Auntie A’s Sourdough Starter

There are two types of starters that are important to keep in your kitchen so you can make bread daily or weekly in your home. The best known is the sour dough and it is made from allowing the yeast in the air to create the necessary compound to make a dough possible. All around the world, these starters have been in families and restaurants for hundreds of years.
Take a container and place in it 3/4 cup of all purpose flour and 1/2 cup of water. close the lid and leave on the counter. Feed it exactly the same amounts of flour and water daily stirring it until it gets a liquid on the top and then pour off the liquid and feed again and place in the refrigerator. Feed every few days or so and when ready to use take out the following:
For a Baguette: 5 cups of all-purpose flour
11/2 cups warm water
1 cup of starter
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp dry yeast

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