Science Fair Starters

So my starter has been a little more acidic lately than I am happy with, but I didn’t realize how acidic until I made pancakes today.  Wowzers.When I added the baking soda to my pancakes (I always add it in last) the whole thing bubbled up like a 5th grade volcano science fair experiment.  It… 

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Tangy Tango and the Bread Detective

With all the research I’ve been doing lately about curing ailing starts, I’ve loaded my brain with more information that it was ever designed to handle.  Basically, I kind of burned myself out.  Amidst the burnout, my whole wheat loaves started to develop an uncomfortably sour flavor.  When I used my starter to make half… 

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You Win Some, You Lose Some…

So baking this week was a mixture of joy and frustration.  While I used Gale to successfully bake this:  The newborn rocked my world (in a bad way) by dishing out these medium-density, super-tangy, goitered loaves.  A waste of a few hours and 11 cups of flour.  Grrr.  Plus it is still really bothering me… 

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