KYF #095: Sourdough Questions Answered

KYF #095: Sourdough Questions Answered | I've received many questions about sourdough via email so I'm devoting this week's podcast to answering them: trouble rolling out tortillas and pizza crust, sourdough starter doesn't smell lovely, bread that's too heavy and dense, how to just get started, a low maintenance way to care for a starter, and I need to "see" how it's done. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/95

I’ve received many questions about sourdough via email so I’m devoting this week’s podcast to answering them: trouble rolling out tortillas and pizza crust, sourdough starter doesn’t smell lovely, bread that’s too heavy and dense, how to just get started, a low maintenance way to care for a starter, and I need to “see” how it’s done. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Sourdough English Muffin Bread (Soda Bread)

Sourdough English Muffin Bread | What if I told you that you could have the same tastiness of the sourdough English muffin but with even less effort? Truly! I worked for about six minutes to get a delicious and beautifully-risen loaf of bread. No it's-just-too-sour, or it's-kind-of-like-a-brick-but-we'll-still-eat-it. Enjoy and join my victory dance as we enjoy slice after slice of nourishing, whole grain, sourdough goodness -- fresh from our very own ovens. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

What if I told you that you could have the same tastiness of the sourdough English muffin but with even less effort? Truly! I worked for about six minutes to get a delicious and beautifully-risen loaf of bread. No it’s-just-too-sour, or it’s-kind-of-like-a-brick-but-we’ll-still-eat-it. Enjoy and join my victory dance as we enjoy slice after slice of nourishing, whole grain, sourdough goodness — fresh from our very own ovens. [by Erin Vander Lugt]

10 Easy Ways to Pack More Fermented Foods in Your Child’s Lunch

10 Easy Ways to Pack More Fermented Foods in Your Child's Lunch | Fermented foods pack a nutritional punch for any meal. But, what to pack and how to provide variety? Here's how to make the most of your child's school lunch with fermented foods -- without adding lots of prep time. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Fermented foods pack a nutritional punch for any meal. But, what to pack and how to provide variety? Here’s how to make the most of your child’s school lunch with fermented foods — without adding lots of prep time. [by Kresha Faber]

Going Gluten-Free: Fad or Necessity?

Going Gluten-Free: Fad or Necessity? | I went gluten-free a little over a year ago. Since then I've heard gluten-free eating called a "craze" that lacks common sense, hurts the wheat industry, and randomly condemns an entire food group. Is gluten-free eating a fad -- or is it a necessity? After intense soul-searching and research, here is my answer to this question. | GNOWFGLINS.com

I went gluten-free a little over a year ago. Since then I’ve heard gluten-free eating called a “craze” that lacks common sense, hurts the wheat industry, and randomly condemns an entire food group. Is gluten-free eating a fad — or is it a necessity? After intense soul-searching and research, here is my answer to this question. [by Lee Burdett]

Homemade Sourdough Cold Cereal

Homemade Sourdough Cold Cereal | It's been fun to tackle the cereal challenge over the years, discovering everyone's preferences and searching for the perfect crunchy texture. This may sound silly, but we like a cereal that doesn't immediately go soggy once submerged in milk. For a long time, I achieved all of this with my oven, but my husband blessed me with an Excalibur dehydrator this last Christmas, which has greatly improved the texture of our cereal! | GNOWFGLINS.com

It’s been fun to tackle the cereal challenge over the years, discovering everyone’s preferences and searching for the perfect crunchy texture. This may sound silly, but we like a cereal that doesn’t immediately go soggy once submerged in milk. For a long time, I achieved all of this with my oven, but my husband blessed me with an Excalibur dehydrator this last Christmas, which has greatly improved the texture of our cereal! [by Tracey Vierra]

Sourdough Cobbler — Allergy-Friendly (with soaked variation)

Sourdough Cobbler | We've enjoyed this tasty cobbler filled with low bush cranberries from the patch down the road, last years frozen rhubarb from the plants next to the driveway, frozen blackberries from the store for something a little different, frozen raspberries from last summer's harvest, and blueberries off the mountains lovingly picked and frozen by my mountain-climbing husband. Delicious! | GNOWFGLINS.com

We’ve enjoyed this tasty cobbler filled with low bush cranberries from the patch down the road, last years frozen rhubarb from the plants next to the driveway, frozen blackberries from the store for something a little different, frozen raspberries from last summer’s harvest, and blueberries off the mountains lovingly picked and frozen by my mountain-climbing husband. Delicious! [by Erin Vander Lugt]

Sourdough Nutty Cereal (like Grape Nuts)

Sourdough Nutty Cereal | Who has given up a favorite cereal for the sake of trying to live an unprocessed life? If you've ever been a Grape Nuts lover, this cereal is so spot-on, I will be surprised if it doesn't bring you back. After my first bite, I went back in time to standing in my college dorm room finishing up a little breakfast before starting my day of classes. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Who has given up a favorite cereal for the sake of trying to live an unprocessed life? If you’ve ever been a Grape Nuts lover, this cereal is so spot-on, I will be surprised if it doesn’t bring you back. After my first bite, I went back in time to standing in my college dorm room finishing up a little breakfast before starting my day of classes. [by Erin Vander Lugt]

Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza

Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza | Who could give up pizza? With an array of suggested dietary approaches and eliminations these days, the thought of giving up classic dishes like pizza is rather sad! I am here to tell you that it is absolutely possible to make a delicious whole food gluten-free pizza that will wow your family and friends. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Who could give up pizza? With an array of suggested dietary approaches and eliminations these days, the thought of giving up classic dishes like pizza is rather sad! I am here to tell you that it is absolutely possible to make a delicious whole food gluten-free pizza that will wow your family and friends. [by Jenna Ettlich]