Learn to Make Sourdough

Learn To Make Sourdough

Learn to make sourdough starter and sourdough baked goods from the CFH staff and other Real Food pros. Choose from a wide selection of articles, videos, and recipes.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Sourdough FAQ

Sourdough Starter Troubleshooting FAQ

Sourdough Starter Instructions

A Comparison of Sourdough Starters

A Comparison of Heirloom Wheat Varieties for Sourdough Baking

How to Measure Flour

How to Obtain a Sourdough Starter

Choosing a Water Source for Making Cultured Foods

10 Tips for Working with a Traditional Sourdough Culture


Making Fresh Sourdough Starter

Preparing Fresh Sourdough Starter for Baking

Keeping Sourdough Starter Healthy

How Sourdough Works

The Basic Principles of Working with Sourdough

How to Use Discarded Sourdough Starter

Hydration Level of Sourdough Starter

Short vs. Long Fermentation in Sourdough Baking

How to Store Homemade Bread

Skill Level: Experienced


Using Rye Flour in Your Sourdough

Switching a Sourdough Starter to a New Type of Flour

A Comparison of Heirloom Wheat Varieties for Sourdough Baking

Tips for Manipulating the Sourness of Sourdough

Using a Bread Machine to Make Sourdough

How to Use Kefir as a Sourdough

How Altitude Affects Sourdough Baking

How to Convert a Quick Bread into a Sourdough Recipe



How to Create Sourdough Insurance

How to Adapt Any Recipe to Become a Sourdough Recipe

Beyond the Loaf: The Many Uses of Sourdough

Artisan Loaves from Your Regular Kitchen Oven

Making Sourdough Fit Your Life

How to Revive Dried-out Sourdough Bread

Taking a Break from a Sourdough Starter: Proper Storage Techniques

10 Uses for Stale Sourdough Bread

Gluten-free Sourdough


An Introduction to Working With Gluten-free Sourdough

The Art of Gluten-free Sourdough Baking

A Guide to Binders in Gluten-free Sourdough Baking


A Guide to Flour Substitutions in Gluten-free Sourdough Baking

Taking a Break from a Sourdough Starter: Proper Storage Techniques



Sourdough Troubleshooting

Sourdough Tips and Tricks

Troubleshooting Free-Form Sourdough Loaves


Cold Weather Care for Starter Cultures 

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

 Sourdough How-to Videos


Activating/Rehydrating Sourdough Starter (Video)

Feeding a Sourdough Starter (Video)


How to Make Sourdough Bread (Recipe & Video)


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