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Fromage Blanc Starter Instructions

 You will need: stainless steel pot with lid (no aluminum) non-aluminum spoon thermometer butter muslin, tight-weave dish towel, or yogurt bag colander bowl raw or pasteurized milk (avoid ultra-pasteurized or UHT) 1 packet Fromage Blanc starter culture (store remaining packets in freezer for future use) non-iodized salt Directions: Slowly heat (on low) 1-4 quarts of milk to 86° F. (heat the milk no faster than 1 degree per minute- this can take 30-40 minutes for a gallon). Remove from heat. Add one packet of Fromage Blanc starter and mix thoroughly for 15 seconds (no longer). Cover pot with lid and allow to culture in a warm spot, 72-77° F., for 12 hours. The Fromage Blanc should be set after 12 hours....

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San Francisco, Yukon & Camaldoli 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 white flour of your choice 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...

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Gluten Free 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 gluten free flour of your choice 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...

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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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Danish Rye 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 rye flour (dark or light) 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...

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