Sourdough 101 :: How to Get Started


Call it what you want, but I call it the gateway to homesteading in the city. Once you conquer sourdough bread making, you’ll ask yourself, what else can I make? Or can, or preserve, or pickle, or . . . 

You get the point.

It might seem intimidating at first, but I have three simple ways to gear yourself up and have the confidence to say, “I can do this!”
 Sourdough 101 :: How to Get Started


Don’t be afraid to ask your friend for some starter. You know who I’m talking about. The one who talks sourdough and posts the pictures of their artisan bread all over social media (guilty). They’ll be more than happy to share and even more excited about your interest in it.

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Ask Again

Like I said before, ask! Don’t be afraid to ask questions. This is how we learn. Join a social media page about sourdough making. This is the one I’m part of, and when I have a question, I revert here or to my friends.


If I’m honest, sourdough bread making is like pancakes. The first one is always a flop. But asking questions and failing is how we learn. Don’t get discouraged. Just remember that you are on a journey and you will literally taste the satisfaction once you get there!

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Okay, maybe not. But, you got this!

Sourdough 101 :: How to Get Started
Here is the recipe I recommend using if you are a beginner. Happy baking!

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