Category Archives for "Opinion"

Baking Suggestions

Why didn’t it work? Did you ever try to follow a formula/recipe and felt like it just didn’t work for you and you wondered why?I know I have. I’ve also written hundreds of formulas for others to follow. So I’ve been on both sides of the issue.  At one point in my formulas, I suggested pre-heating your […]

Sourdough Baking has Exploded in Popularity!

In the early 2000’s it was rare to find any information on the internet about how to bake real sourdough bread. Now it seems like everyone is interested! When I tried to figure out how to bake real sourdough bread so long ago, I had very little help or resources. There were only a few books […]

Better Baking Bakers

In this last week of May, when people are transitioning from spring to summer barbecues and picnics, take a moment to check into a new baking course. The following courses are all on sale for $10.99 until the end of May. Most of the courses have not one, but many types of bread formulas. Click […]

Why Use Freshly Ground Flour?

Article by Mark Gunderman – All rights reserved worldwide 2019 (In our Facebook group, Perfect Sourdough, Mark Gunderman answered the question: “Why purchase a home mill? What are the benefits?” I liked his answer and he kindly gave permission to share it with you here: ) – Teresa L Greenway “Why fresh flours”? I would […]

Temperature and Timing San Francisco Sourdough

In my online course “Bake San Francisco Style Sour Sourdough Bread” a student was struggling with over-fermenting the dough because they used their oven as a proofer to keep the dough warm. I usually use my Brod and Taylor proofer because it really helps me dial in the right temperature. However, I decided to use […]

Parchment Paper or Silicone Mat?

I love parchment paper! I buy large packages of it and use it often. Parchment paper quality varies, it can be thin tissue-like paper, which doesn’t hold up to much heat and falls apart quite easily, or it can be tough enough to use several times before discarding. If you find a brand you really […]

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