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How to Make a Basic Sourdough Loaf (Video)

How to Make a Basic Sourdough Loaf (Video)

I recently posted instructions on how to make your own sourdough starter, and it was received quite well. I thought I’d share a video on how to make the actual bread, because while it is similar to traditional active dry yeast, there are definitely some important techniques and nuances. Please note, this is just one of many methods. You’ll have to experiment with flours,  your starter, your methods, and see what works best for you. But it’s always great to see what real pros do, and this video is perfect for a more technical tutorial. Are You Prepared for This […]

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How to Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

How to Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

The art of breadmaking is an ancient one, and what is commonly known as “sourdough” is really just the most commonly known version of the way people would naturally leaven bread before commercially available dry yeast packets were available. Now, what does this have to do with survival, you might ask? Well, the short answer is, of course, do you expect to be able to buy dry yeast packets after a big disaster? Probably not…but that also might not necessarily be on the top of your list of concerns, either. The long answer is more about the spirit of survivalism […]

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