Bloody Butcher Cornmeal

Interesting name, right? The name comes from the red color of this corn which, to some, looks like the blood spots on a butcher's apron. This is not an easy variety of organic heirloom, open-pollinated, dent corn to grow, it's rather tall and easily knocked over in a...

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White Sonora Heritage Pastry Flour

We have a new heritage flour, White Sonora.  This is whole grain SOFT WHITE WHEAT FLOUR with bran that is so white that it looks like white flour. It is lower in protein, much like traditional pastry, flour but with outstanding flavor. It is used frequently in the...

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Making A Kilo of Sourdough Bread

This is a versatile recipe.  It can be used for bread and pizza crust.  First day Make a levain preferment: 25 - 35 gr starter 100 gr Heritage White or Sifted Flour 75 - 100 gr water, non-chlorinated, 70 - 85 degrees F Mix thoroughly by hand so that all the flour and...

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Starting A Sourdough Starter

This recipe works best with Turkey Red or Red Fife Heritage Wheat white or sifted flours. 1/4 C Heritage flour 1/2 C water (non-chlorinated) - use well water or bottled spring water.  If you use filtered city water it is best to let it sit out for 24 hours before...

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Sourdough Scallion Pancakes

This recipe works best with Turkey Red or Red Fife Heritage Wheat white or sifted flours. 1/4 C Heritage flour 1/2 C water (non-chlorinated) - use well water or bottled spring water.  If you use filtered city water it is best to let it sit out for 24 hours before...

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Sourdough Baking Classes

Use excess starter to make scallion pancakes. Chop a handful of fresh green onions or shallots.* Take out about 1/2 C starter.  Thin if necessary so it's like a thick pancake batter. Heat a cast iron skillet or griddle adding a small amount of oil (coconut is best)....

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Holiday Shipping 2016

Classes are held at our home about 40 miles north of either downtown, or we can go on the road if you are outside the Twin Cities. The goal of this class is to give people the information and confidence they need to start baking with sourdough starter. To reserve your...

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Perfect Artisan Bread

Time to finish your orders for the holidays.  The last day for shipping will be Friday, Dec. 18.  Checks won't arrive in time but I can accept PayPal.

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