Sourdough FAQ Recipes
"Basic Bread"
#  From lynn@coral.cs.jcu.edu.au (Lynn Alford)


Basic Bread (not from Sourdough Jack)

 
After proofing, remove one cup of starter to your frig.  Add a bit of
oil, and salt (if desired, I rarely do) to the remaining sponge.  Begin
adding flour one cup at a time.  Mix in flour until the dough begins
coming away from the bowl.  Knead dough, using extra flour as necessary.
Allow to proof (with sourdough, time will vary on this.  Expect a
minimum of two hours.  You want to double the size of the dough.)  Now
shape and bake in 425 F oven for 20 minutes then turn oven to 375 and
continue baking for 1 hour.
 
 
Variations.  I have used just this basic dough as a base for pizza (very
nice) and as the dough to line a casserole dish, pour in a ground
beef/tomato/italian seasonings mixture, and top with some reserved
sourdough.  Bake for 30 minutes.  Also very nice.