Sourdough starter (buttermilk)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Water; tepid
¼ cup Buttermilk; room temp.
1½ cup Flour
1 tablespoon Sugar

Recipe by: Randy Pollak Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap and set in warm part of kitchen for 3-5 days. Starter can be stored in refrigerator and must be used in 1 week or "refreshened". Use a "crock" from a "cold-packed cheese" to store, cover tightly. Recipe makes about 2 cups of starter. PROOFING: Bring starter to room temperature. In a glass bowl, combine all of the starter with, 1½ cups of flour and 1 cup of water. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set in warm place for 12 hours. TO USE: Measure 2 cups of "proofed" starter and set aside. Return remaining starter to it's "crock" and refrigerate until needed again. NOTE: This starter keeps getting better and better with age. So be sure to use it at least once a week or refreshen it.

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