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Desem Sourdough Starter Instructions

You will need: one quart canning jar or other glass jar coffee filter or paper towel to cover jar, and elastic band to secure cover wooden or plastic spoon whole wheat flour water (room temp - filtered or spring water preferred) 1 packet sourdough starter culture Activating your starter culture: Put 1/4 cup water into jar. Sprinkle starter culture over water, and allow to sit for a few minutes to soften. Stir until well mixed. Add 1/4 cup flour, mixing well (stirring vigorously will incorporate bubbles into the mixture, which helps with activation). Cover the jar & secure with elastic band. Allow to culture at room temperature (68 to 78° F is ideal) for 24 hours. Choose a draft-free spot,...

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