Chocolate Sourdough Baguettes

I’m new to the world of dessert breads. I haven’t really done it before, unless you count putting chocolate syrup on toast. It’s actually delicious, so whatever. But today I decided I was going to make the baguettes I have come to love, with added chocolate. I was supposed to bring a dessert to an…

Sourdough Baguettes

I made an excellent choice today. I was walking down the street today and scrolling through pinterest when I saw a baguette. And I real-life exclaimed “baguette!” in a very excited tone while strolling down the sidewalk. Then I had to look around to see if there was anyone near me that I would have to…

Classic Sourdough Success

I finally did something right. Turns out that if you don’t mess up the instructions on a recipe, it actually comes out the way it’s supposed to. So weird, right? Literally nothing went wrong. I don’t know how it happened, and I don’t know if I could replicate it. Somehow the oven didn’t break and…

Levain Take 2

I’ve spent the past week trying to make levain, the started for sourdough. As some of you may remember, the last time I tried to make levain I messed up in like 12 different ways and ended up making a brick of charcoal instead. So this time I pretended I didn’t care. When I was mixing the…

Milk Bread

I tried to make milk bread today, which is supposed to be a delicious soft buttery bread with a thin yummy crust. However, it was ME making it, so it didn’t end up that way. That’s not entirely fair. It’s still pretty yummy, it just smells like beer because I let it over-ferment because sometimes I…

The Many Lives Of A Loaf

Some of you (ahem, mom) may have noticed that I didn’t say anything about the taste of the sourdough after I spent so long complaining about it and finally being successful. Well, the reason for that was because I didn’t want to eat it because I didn’t want it to be bad. But two days…