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Day 1: AP flour, filtered water, and fruit
Techniques

Basic Sourdough Starter

Every kitchen has its own ecosystem with its own unique microorganism populations. This is why sourdoughs from specific locations can be so distinctive. Depending on environmental factors like temperature and amount of wild yeast, your starter could take anywhere from 3 or 4 days to begin to bubble. Once these […]

Poaching Pears Made Easy
Techniques

Poaching Pears Made Easy

Poached pears are simple to make and yet there’s something really elegant about plating a whole pear with the sauce they were cooked in. I enjoy adding poached pears to salads but they also make for a really satisfying and healthy dessert. I made a video for you to get started, and I’ve put together […]