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SOURDOUGH JAR KIT FEEDING AND ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS

Sourdough Starter Jar Kit

Your journey into the world of bread-making begins here. Our kit offers everything you need to create and nurture a perfect sourdough starter.

What's Included?

  • Thermometer: Gauge the perfect temperature (70F to 85F) for your starter's growth.
  • Feeding Day / Level Band: Adjust horizontally for feeding day and time, and vertically to mark the starting feeding level.
  • Quart Size Glass Jar: Clear jar with centimeter ruler markings to monitor the starter's fermentation progress.
  • Silicone Spatula: Mix and scrape flour and water with ease.
  • Cloth Cover: Breathable, unbleached cloth that protects your starter from contaminants.
  • Aluminum Lid: Ideal for both short and long-term storage, preventing any mold formation.

Getting Started:

  • Begin with your clean glass jar.
  • Mix your starter using the recommended ratio, which typically ranges from 1:2:2 to 1:3:3 for the starter, flour, and water respectively.
  • Incorporate the ingredients thoroughly, utilizing your silicone spatula to sweep any remnants from the sides to the base of the jar.
  • Drape your jar with the cloth cover, positioning it in a stable location with a consistent temperature range of 70F to 85F. Your handy thermometer band will assist in monitoring this.
  • Maintain a feeding regimen every 12 hours, with a ratio of 1:2:2 or 1:3:3 to starter, water, and flour The feeding day/level band serves as a visual reminder of feeding times and starter levels.
  • Once your starter is bubbly and expanded, it's ready for baking. After using the required amount for your recipe, remember to feed the leftover starter and resume its 12-hour feeding cycle.
  • For longer storage intervals, seal the jar using the aluminum lid before refrigerating, ensuring a mold-free environment for your starter.

With regular feedings and a little love, you're on your way to making beautiful, tasty sourdough creations. Enjoy your baking journey!