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A Rebellious vinegary Starter

October 5, 2011 - 7:32am -- bowow0708

hey im a bit new here, and i made my starter about 5-6 months ago. and it was the greatest starter in the world!! great flavor, incredible dormant to awake timing(less than 4 hours lag!!) i could even use it straight from the firdge to the dough and it would rise tromendously with great oven spring even though it had a room temp over night ferment after shaping.when i first made my starter it was already active 2 days after the making of the dough.


hydration- 100%

type- sourdough wild yeast

flour- whole wheat


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