I have a question about the Vermont sourdough recipe. I've never tried it, but I'm curious.
What does "unfed" starter mean in this case? I feed mine every 12 hours, at ca 8am and 8pm. If I were to make that recipe in the morning, meaning I would prep the overnight starter at 8pm the previous night, would "unfed" mean the previous day's 8am feeding would be the last food the starter should get?
Also, the recipe asks for rye flour. I have some in the house, but by now it's 7 months old, because I use it so rarely and in such small amounts. Should I toss it and get new rye flour?