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How To Make The Best Sourdough Bread | Dear Test Kitchen

Written By Food52 on Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 | 03:20 PM

Baker and James Beard award–winning author Sarah Owens walks our Test Kitchen Director Josh Cohen through each step of making homemade sourdough bread, and answers all of your questions! GET SARAH'S RECIPE ►►https://f52.co/33wdrh8 Looking for a specific tip? We've got you covered: 0:58 - How to Tell If Your Leaven Is Ready 1:30 - How to Prepare Your Sourdough Bread Dough 3:50 - How to Mix Your Sourdough Bread Dough 6:54 - How to Add Salt to Your Sourdough Bread Dough 8:32 - The Bulk Fermentation Stage 9:07 - The "Stretch and Fold" Technique 11:43 - The Pre-Shape Stage 13:37 - The Final Shaping 16:44 - Getting Ready to Bake 18:29 - How to Score Your Sourdough Bread Loaves 21:01 - How to Bake Sourdough Bread 23:43 - The Taste Test LOOKING FOR MORE DEAR TEST KITCHEN? ►►http://f52.co/dear-test-kitchen CONNECT WITH FOOD52 Web: https://food52.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/food52 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Food52 Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/food52 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Food52 Food52 newsletter: https://f52.co/newsletter ABOUT FOOD52 As a one-stop shop for joyful living, Food52 connects discerning home cooks with the interests they're passionate about via award-winning food and lifestyle content across platforms. We provide our audience with the recipes and solutions they crave to eat thoughtfully, live joyfully, entertain beautifully, and travel differently.