• I'm Stewarding A 125-Year-Old Sourdough Starter

    13 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    I have a few billion friends that live in my fridge or on my counter, depending on the day. Sometimes I forget about them until I discover the surly residue from one of their break-outs from the glass jar they live in, or get a whiff of the pungent home brew they create when left unattended. Who are these feisty, fragrant friends? Collectively I call them Klondike; but you may better know them as the single-celled yeast and bacteria that make up a sourdough starter. I've been taking care of them for almost six years now-but their legacy extends over 125 years.
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