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Sweet & Savory Sourdough
When you maintain a sourdough starter, you have a dilemma: what to do with your sourdough starter discard? Many recipes, both sweet and savory, can be adapted to use unfed sourdough starter. Look here for more sweet and savory ways to use your sourdough starter discard.
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Chocolate is one of life's indulgences, and recipes that contain chocolate are a real treat. If you're searching recipes that feature chocolate in cakes, pies, cookies and bars, puddings and custards, ice creams, candies, or breads, you'll find them here. The hardest part will be choosing what to make!
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Basic Baking Techniques
Here you'll find recipes that are great for learning basic baking techniques. From bread making to custards and dessert sauces, check out these recipes that'll teach you some tricks and tips for better baking.
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